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Health Benefits of Fennel Seeds or Saunf

Fennel - How to make Fennel Powder? Homemade Saunf Powder Recipe

Sumit Malhotra
Fennel - How to make Fennel Powder? Homemade Saunf Powder Recipe - Homemade roasted fennel powder recipe is easy to make spice powder recipe. Homemade fresh, flavourful and aromatic fennel or saunf powder. 
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Condiment, Spice Powders
Cuisine Indian
Servings 30 people
Calories 20 kcal


  • 500 gram Fennel Seeds 500 grams is 2 Cups
  • 1 tbsp White granulated sugar


  • Put a non-stick frying pan on the flame.
  • Maintain the heat on medium.
  • Add half of the fennel seeds (1 cup) to the heated pan.
  • Dry roast the saunf stirring regularly till fragrant.
  • When the fennel seeds pod starts giving out its aroma.
  • Get them off the pan. Repeat with the other half.
  • Cool them down completely then transfer to a clean mixer-grinder dry grinder jar.
  • Grind to a fine powder (this may take up to two iterations).
  • Store in an airtight container, preferably a glass container.


  • Addition of sugar in each fennel seeds batch makes a very smooth powder.
  • Grind fennel into fennel powder twice for better smoothness.
Keyword Fennel, Fennel Powder, Homemade Fennel Powder, Roasted Fennel Powder, Saunf, Saunf Powder