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Sweet Neem Leaves

Also Known As : Kadi patta, Curry leaves
Technical Name : Murraya koenigii


Taste Profile

It has slightly pungent taste.

Usage Tips

  1. It is used to enhance the flavour and aroma of dishes.
  2. It is used as a tempering ingredient for dals,rasam, sambhar, chutneys and dhokla.

Common names and forms

  1. Curry Leaf
  2. Sweet Neem (Limda)
  3. Sweet neem leaf
  4. Sweet Neem Powder(Murraya Koenigii) (Leaf)


Sweet Neem Leaves are the leaves of curry tree in the family Rutaceae. It is commonly used for flavouring purposes in cooking.

Health benefits

  • It helps to prevent diabetes and keep the blood sugar level low.(1)
  • It is a good source of iron and folic acid and helps to prevent anemia.(1)
  • It improves digestion.(1)
  • It lowers the bad cholesterol levels and increases good cholesterol levels in the body.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose sweet neem leaves that are fresh and devoid of any cuts, spots or blemishes.


Those who are allergic to curry patta must avoid it as it may cause allergic reactions. Pregnant and breast feeding women must consult physician before consuming.(2)

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