With its mild aromatic flavour, Dagad Phool / Stone Flower is used to add aroma to soup preparations and also as a soup thickener. It is often used in meat dishes. Dagad phool / Stone flower is also used as food by many cultures around the world. It is an essential ingredient in Goda masala or kala masala, Used in spices like cardamom, cloves, bay leaves, cinnamon, nutmeg, star anise, saffron, peppers etc. for flavor.