Betel Leaf

Scientific Name :

Piper Betle

Medicinal Value :

Cures worms and bad breadth

Nutrient Value :

Rich in protein, moisture, fat, minerals, fibre and carbohydrates.

Culinery and Other Values :

In Vietnamese marriage functions, betel leaves play a significant role. In certain recipes of Vietnam, beef is wrapped in betel leaves before cooking.

Glossary :

  • English : Betel Leaf
  • Tamil : Vettrilai / Vettilai
  • Malayalam : Vettila
  • Telugu : Tamalapaakku
  • Kannada : Veeleyadelae / Eleballi
  • Hindi : Paan
  • Bengali : Punj
  • Gujarati : Paan
  • Konkani : Kasar
  • Marathi : Paan
  • Oriya : Pana
  • Punjabi : Paan
  • Tulu : Bachchirae