" Patholi or Kadabu Made With Turmeric Leaves is a dish that is not only typical to Mangalore but a must during Gowri and Ganesha Festivals
" A few recipe with taurmeric leaves are fish Baked in Turmeric Leaves, steamed fish wrapped in turmeric leaves, etc.
" The young tender turmeric leaves have a subtle tart flavour without being overly bitter or sour. You can add quite a lot of these exotic tender greens to the any recipe, increasing your nutrient intake and giving your taste buds a real treat at the same time.
" Turmeric leaves are removed from the stalk and soaked in water to extract the sourness. The leaves are discarded and the water is used for culinary uses. Alternatively, the green leaves may be ground in to a paste and added to any preparation while cooking.
" Pickled turmeric leaves are common in India and are used as a flavoring in East Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine. It's used to season full flavored foods such as chutney, curry dishes and pickled fish.
How to store turmeric leaves, haldi leaves, haldi ke patte
Fresh leaves should be refrigerated and consumed within a week. While the dried ones can be stored in an air tight container and used for months.
Health benefits of turmeric leaves, haldi leaves, haldi ke patte
" Turmeric leaves is cathartic, astringent and, antiseptic.
" In India Turmeric leaves is popular as a gentle laxative
" Folk medicine uses Turmeric leaves for sprains and swelling.
" The leaves are sometimes used in sub acid infusions, and a decoction is said to destroy worms in children, and is also useful for jaundice, and externally as a wash for sore eyes and ulcers
" In the Philippines, the leaves have been traditionally used in herbal tea for reducing malaria fever.