Petai Belalang

Part(s) used for food preparation

Leaves (young) & seeds without testa
Culinary use

Detoxified & boiled (young pods and shoots are blanched and eaten with condiments / stir-fried)
Medicinal properties

The seeds are emollient. Little is known about the medicinal properties of this plant.
Vernacular name : Petai Belalang
Botanical name : Leucaena Leucocephala
Other name : White leadtree, jumbay, river tamarind, ipil-ipil, whote popinac


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