Arrowroot

Arrowroot

Scientific Name :

Maranta Arundinacea

Medicinal Value :

Arrowroot is light on stomach and hence given to convalescing patients. Used as a non-irritating, nutritious diet for people with chronic diseases and for internal irritations like bladder irritation.

Nutrient Value :

Calorie content is very low.

Culinery and Other Values :

Arrowroot used to thicken egg-based soups and sauces.

Glossary :

  • English : Arrowroot
  • Tamil : Ararutkilangu, Kua, Ararut-kizhangu
  • Malayalam : Koova
  • Telugu : Ararut-gaddalu
  • Kannada : Koove-hittu
  • Hindi : Arrowroot
  • Marathi : Arrowroot