Potato

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Potato

Scientific Name :

Solanum Tuberosum

Medicinal Value :

Potato is good for patients suffering from high blood pressure. It contains vitamin C in substantial amount to meet the requirement of human being

Nutrient Value :

Apart from carbohydrates, potato tubers are a rich source of vitamins, minerals and proteins.

Culinery and Other Values :

Used in curries, stews, stir fries, etc. used to make the popular snack french fries. Key ingredient in cutlettes.

Glossary :

  • English : Potato
  • Tamil : Uralaikilangu
  • Malayalam : Urulakizhangu / Kizhangu
  • Telugu : Bangaala Dumpa / Urlagadda / Alu Gadda
  • Kannada : Aalugadde
  • Hindi : Aloo / Batata
  • Bengali : Aloo
  • Gujarati : Batata
  • Konkani : Kook / Batato
  • Marathi : Batate
  • Oriya : Alu
  • Punjabi : Aloo