Kaffir lime

Kaffir lime is a rough skinned cousin to the more commonly known persian lime. Having originated in Indonesia or Malaysia, it is widely used in Southeast Asian cuisine. Both the fruit and the leaves, which have a distinctive spicy aroma are used.

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Handling & Storage


Very limited availability in the USA during summer and early fall.

Also Known As

  • Limau purut
  • Kieffer lime
  • Makrud
  • Makrut lime

May be stored at 40 degrees.

  • Citrus hystrix


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