Know Your Spices - Bay Leaf or Tej Patta

Know Your Spices - Bay Leaf or Tej Patta

Bay leaf used in EltheCook Readymade Tadka (Tempered SPice blends). Shipping worldwide
 
Bay leaf or Tejpatta imparts a distinct flavour & fragrance to food. It is used either fresh or dried & is not really meant to be eaten. In fact, many people remove it from the dish after it has flavoured the dish. Dried leaves are more fragrant & with longer shelf life.
Bay leaf is used as flavouring in soups, stews, meat, fish and in many sauces. It is often must in curry dishes and many chefs make sure the
Health benefits include lowering blood sugar, anti-bacterial and it works well against ulcers too. Many believe that burning bay leaves releases ​essential oils which have a soothing effect on body and mind & use it to reduce stress and anxiety.
Follow us on our journey as @elthecookexplores the depth of this ‘Fragrant’ spice when tempered in hot ghee. Tempering releases multiple flavor compounds which results in a complex flavor profile of the final dish!
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