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- Indian term for aniseed, often served in the Indian subcontinent after meals, mixed with sugar
- ‘Grind the coconut with saunf and garlic to a paste.’
- ‘Spices from the East like pepper, clove, saffron, saunf and cinnamon found place along with the trademark freshly ground ginger and garlic paste.’
From Hindi saũph.
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