The bay leaf is an aromatic leaf commonly used in cooking. It can be used whole or in a dried or ground form. Indian Bay leaves are also known as Tej Patta which translates as 'pungent leaf' or Malabar leaf.
This culinary herb makes for an integral part of Indian cuisine, thanks to its distinctive flavour and fragrance.
- Calories: 2,
- Carbs: 0 g,
- Fat: 0 g,
- Protein: 0 g.
Bay leaves are commonly found in biryani, pulao, soups, curries and most Indian dishes.
- Bay leaves are a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, potassium, calcium, and magnesium.
- They have been proven to be useful in the treatment of migraines.
- Bay Leaf contains enzymes that help to breakdown proteins and digest food faster, helping to calm indigestion.