Pandan or Pandanus amaryllifolius is part of Pandanus (screwpine) genus. The plant is categorized as shrubs that have green color and could reach 1-2 meters in height, with round stems, blade-like narrow leaves that spans 60-80cm, and woody roots. The plants could occasionally grow flowers.
Pandan Leaves are quite popular in South East Asia for culinary purposes due to its strong, sweet, and grassy aroma that could bring out people’s appetite and enrich the food flavors. It is an essential ingredient in South East Asia because pandan leaves often needed to make daily and traditional foods. Pandan leaves could be used for the fragrance and color for making cakes, sweet rice, and even beverages. Below, we are going to discuss and mention how pandan leaves can be beneficial to our health.