Saunf is a cooling and sweet-smelling herb that is utilised in different cooking preparations as well. It has a perfumed smell and taste. It is a greenish-brown, small oval seed from a plant in the parsley family. It is eaten for its carminative and digestive properties and is generally served at the end of a meal as a mouth freshener. It makes enjoyable odour and improves the flavour it is added to the stuff you use.
Dry fennel seeds are used as a spice in cooking. In India and Pakistan, fennel seeds are roasted and eaten, they act as a mouth freshener and digestive.