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Pandan leaves

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Pandanus, or screw pine is a plam-lik tree native to the tropics. 

Pandan leaves are typcially used in Southeast Asian cuisine to add a distinct aroma to rice and curry dishes such as nasi lemak and desserts such as pandan cake. In some Indian cooking the pandan leaf is added to rice biryani.  

Fresh leaves are torn into strips and tied into a knot, added during cooking, and removed and discarded. Extract, typically with copius amounts of green food colouring can also be found.

In Chinese:香兰叶
British (UK) term: Pandan leaves
en français:feuilles de pandanus
en español:hojas pandan

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