Carom or Ajwain is used as a spice in cooked food.
The spices have been cultivated in the Malnad region located in Karnataka. This place is rich, bountiful and blessed by the Mother Nature. The reason being it rains in plenty in Malnad because of which it is green, pure and moist, suitable for the growth of Saunf.
Fennel is named differently in different languages such as- Indian English: Sanchal; Marathi: Badisep; Malyalam: perumjeerakam; Kannada: Sompu; Bengali: Mouri; Odia: Pana Mahuri.
According to Ayurveda, fennel is used to decrease all the three doshas i.e. Vata, Pitta and Kapha.