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Curry Leaf


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Description

The Curry Leaves is an aromatic leaf of the Curry tree. The Curry tree is a tropical tree in the family Rutaceae that is native to India and Sri Lanka. The Major producers of the Curry leaves are India, Sri Lanka, China, Australia, Nigeria, and Ceylon.

Description:

The Curry leaves are Natural flavoring agents with a number of important health benefits, which makes food healthy and tasty. The Leaves have always been sought after for their unique flavor and usefulness in cooking. The leaves can be used in both dried or fried and fresh form. It is believed that curry leaves have several medicinal properties that make it’s more popular as herbs. Due to its aromatic characteristic properties, the leaves are used and applied in soap making ingredients, body lotion, diffuser, scent, air fresheners, body fragrance, perfume, bath and massage oils, aromatherapy, spas and health clinics, facial steams, hair treatments etc.

Storage:

The Curry leaves are kept at room temperature and out of Sunlight.  The fresh Curry leaves have a short shelf life, thus it cannot keep in well in the refrigerator. The Curry leaves can also be kept in their dried form, though the aroma is largely inferior.

Uses:

The leaves are highly valued as an important ingredient in many curry dishes, especially in India, Srilanka, Thailand and other Asian countries.  These leaves are used in curries, salads, lentils, or meat stew, bread, soups, and Sausages.

Health Benefits:

There are many Health’s Benefits mentioned below,

  • Act as Anti-oxidant Agent
  • Reduce cholesterol
  • Improve Vision
  • Improve Immune system
  • Radio-protective
  • Improve digestion
  • Manage diabetes
  • Prevent Liver infection
  • Reduce Gastrointestinal problem
  • Protect from Cancer
  • Improve Hair Growth
  • Improve Skin

Nutritional Value of Curry Leaves:

Nutritional Value of Curry Leaves contains per 100gms is mentioned below:

Energy                         108 kcal

Carbohydrates           18.7g

Fiber        6.4 g

Fat                               1 g

Protein                       6.1 g

Vitamins

Thiamine (B1)          0.08 mg

Niacin (B3)               2.3 mg

Riboflavin                 0.21 mg

Carotene                   7560 ug

Vitamin C                 4 mg

Folic Acid                 93.9 ug

Minerals

Calcium                    830 mg

Iron                           0.93 mg

Copper                      0.1 mg

Magnesium             44 mg

Zinc                           0.2 mg

Manganese              0.150 mg

Phosphorus             57 mg

Properties:

Shape: Pear shaped

Size:  length-5cm and width-2cm

Color:  Glossy Green

Taste:  Strong Citrus

 

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