Pandan leaves botanically called Pandanus amaryllifolius is a tropical plant in the Pandanus genus, which is commonly known as Pandan, and is used widely in South Asian and Southeast Asian cooking as a flavoring. Its also called basmati leaves. The leaves of Pandanus have a strong aroma and are widely used in flavoring various foods such as bakery products, sweets and even home cooking. Traditionally, for a long time, in India and other parts of Asia, leaves are being used in cooking rice to impart a resemblance of the aroma of costly scented rice like Basmati of India. Pandan leaves have a nutty and green grassy aroma when cooked it imparts Basmati aroma. Pandan leaf is long, thin, narrow, and green, sold fresh, frozen, or dried. The leaves and flowers also come as bright green extracts. The leaves have to be bruised or boiled in order to release their flavour. Pandan leaf tea can also help to prevent and heal some types of cancer, freshen the breath and reduce gum and mouth pain by chewing its leaf. Buy it online fast delivery! Pandan leaves consist of essential oils, traces of tannin, glycosides, alkaloids.