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Silver Leaf

Also Known As : Vark
Technical Name : Solanum elaeagnifolium

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has no taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Silver leaf is used in many indian sweets, paan and fruits.
  2. It can also be used in flavoured syrups, baked goods, candies and many other desserts.

Common names and forms

  1. Silver Leaves
  2. Silver Varak

Description

Silver leaf is edible and delicate foil sheet made of pure metals. It is a silver paper that is used as a decorative purpose on sweets and desserts and also protects bacteria from poisoning eatables.

Note

Overconsumption of food items containing silver leaf can cause abdominal pain and infections.(1)

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