The Nonya cooking ingredient Daun Kunyit or Turmeric Leaves is from the Turmeric plant, of which the root is also used for
"Puchok" kunyit refers to the top part of, or the young shoots of the leaf.
Daun Kunyit or Turmeric leaves, common name for an erect, perennial herb, of
the ginger family, native to parts of India and used widely in Indian Cuisine
especially in curry.
The familiar form of the Daun Kunyit or turmeric leaves seasoning is in a powder form, but it can be used chopped or sliced.
Daun Kunyit or Turmeric leaves comes from the leaf of the turmeric plant, the leaf resembles its relative Ginger in appearance, it has a pungent taste and a yellowish colour.