Makrut Fruit & Leaves

Produce Name : Makrut (Fruit & Leaves)

Availability : All Round the Year

Kaffir lime / Makrut is a small, round, gnarled variety of lime indigenous to Southeast Asia-known as Limau Perut in Malaysia and Makrut in Thailand. A kaffir lime leaf looks as if two glossy, dark green leaves were joined together end to end. The leaves and rind are used in curry pastes and other dishes as a source of intense, citrusy aroma and flavor.

Nutritional Facts

Like all citrus fruits, it is rich in vitamin C. Its juice is widely used in cooking.

Medicinal / Therapeutic Use

It has antiseptic and tonic properties, relieves rheumatism and is an excellent remineralizing agent.