Herbs and Spices of Thailand. The kaffir lime provides a special, refreshing-spicy taste.
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Kaffir lime leaves powder
Item number: 15112018-06-57
Herbs and Spices of Thailand.
Use in cuisine.
Kaffir Lime Leaf Powder: clean sharp citrus flavour and aroma. essential in many , thai and asian curries, soups and stir-fries. great with chicken, fish, noodles and rice. also used in many sweet dishes.
The kaffir lime provides a special, refreshing-spicy taste.
Kaffir lime leaf powder
It's always to make delicious and healthy dishes.
Ingredients: Kaffir lime leaves dried and ground
Product from Thailand.
Delivery time 1 - 2 weeks.
Only valid for deliveries to Europe and USA.
For deliveries to other countries, the time may vary.
The kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix), sometimes referred to in English as the makrut lime or Mauritius papeda, is a citrus fruit native to tropical Asia, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Its fruit and leaves are used in Southeast Asian cuisine and its essential oil is used in perfumery. Its rind and crushed leaves emit an intense citrus fragrance.
Citrus hystrix is a thorny bush, 6 to 35 feet tall, with aromatic and distinctively shaped "double" leaves. These hourglass-shaped leaves comprise the leaf blade plus a flattened, leaf-like stalk (or petiole). The fruit is rough and green, and ripens to yellow; it is distinguished by its bumpy exterior and its small size, approximately 4 cm wide.
The leaves are the most frequently used part of the plant, fresh, dried, or frozen. The leaves are widely used in Thai and Lao cuisine (for dishes such as tom yum). The leaves are used in Vietnamese cuisine to add fragrance to chicken dishes and to decrease the pungent odor when steaming snails.
Citrus hystrix is grown worldwide in suitable climates as a garden shrub for home fruit production. It is well suited to container gardens and for large garden pots on patios, terraces, and in conservatories.
The compound responsible for the characteristic aroma was identified as citronellal, which is contained in the leaf oil up to 80%; minor components include citronellol, nerol and limonene. Kaffir/Makrut lime fruit peel contains an essential oil comparable to lime fruit peel contains an essential oil comparable to lime fruit peel oil; its main components are limonene and β-pinene.
Cooking with Kaffir lime leaves
Kaffir lime. The leaves are highly aromatic and suitable for Asian cuisines, including Thai, Indonesian, Cambodian and Lao cuisines.
Obtain kaffir lime leaves. If living in a suitable Mediterranean climate, you can grow your own kaffir lime tree. If not, leaves and limes can be obtained in fresh and a dried form from www.marketplace3000.org online store.
You want your own Kaffir lime tree? See more: Kaffir Lime Seeds.
Use in cuisine.
Kaffir lime leaves are perfect for adding flavour to Asian cuisine. They are highly aromatic and add their own elegant flavour to stir-fry, curry, salad and fish dishes.
Kaffir lime leaves usage in cuisine. Kaffir lime leaves may be used fresh or dried, depending on the recipe or usage. The leaves should be used whole when simmering in soups and curries. Fresh, tender young leaves are the preferred choice for salads; do not use dried kaffir leaves in salads.
Use Kaffir lime leaves in hot and sour shrimp soup. Put the leaves in the soup for about 1 minute before you finish making it.
Flavour rice - When cooking your rice, especially jasmine rice, throw in a few leaves. The flavour will be imparted to the rice.
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