Krasang Teap Herb

រុក្ខជាតិស្មៅក្រសាំង

Krasang Teap Herb, scientifically known as Peperomia pellucida, is a cherished ingredient in Khmer cuisine, valued for its crisp texture and slightly peppery, refreshing taste. This leafy green herb is commonly used in Cambodian salads, soups, and as a garnish, adding a burst of flavor and nutritional benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties.

Its presence in a dish not only enhances the meal's aesthetic appeal with its delicate, translucent leaves but also contributes a unique flavor profile that complements the complex layers of Khmer culinary traditions. The inclusion of Krasang Teap Herb in Cambodian cooking showcases the cuisine's commitment to utilizing fresh, local ingredients that embody the flavors and healthful qualities of the region's abundant flora.