A trio of ingredients that go into the ubiquitous ‘paan’ or betel leaf. In India, chewing paan dates back to thousands of years and is a favourite palate cleanser and mouth freshener of a lot of Indians. The popularity of this modest leaf has ensured that paan shops dot every corner and street in the country. On a recent trip to India, while waiting for a paan myself, I decided to do what most tourists do – take a picture!!