Haldi is a Hindi word. In English it is called turmeric. Fresh turmeric leaves are botanically classified as Cucruma longa. They are grown on a perennial herbaceous plant which can grow up to one meter in height. Haldi leaves are a member of the Zingiberaceae, commonly known as the ginger family.
The turmeric plant is completely edible. It is most commonly used for its roots; however, the leaves are especially helpful and used in a number of ways. You can cut, pound or directly chew turmeric leaves. They release a distinctive burst of flavors. Its flavor is similar to tart with a hint of grass and underlying notes of mint. If you cook turmeric leaves, they become slightly floral in its taste giving a gingery and bitter undertone.
Fresh turmeric leaves are used all across the globe but they are especially famous in Indian, Thai and Malaysian cooking. These leaves are usually soaked in water and then its extract is used in cooking.
Fresh turmeric leaves help boost digestion and reduce a number of gas or bloating issues. It triggers bile production and aids in a smoother digestion process. It has high anti-inflammatory properties. It provides as a wonderful relieve for those patients who suffer from osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It composes a bio-active compound which alleviates the pain. However, this doesn’t mean one should go bonkers in their consumption of turmeric leaves. One should always consult the doctors for the ideal amount of intake that suits their bodily requirements best.
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