Colacassia/ Taro

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Colocasia Esculenta

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Leaves extract useful in healing cracked foot heels.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Rich in energy, moisture, protein, fat, carbohydrates, fibre, calcium, Iron and Phosphorus.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Known as popular edible vegetable root, is very popular in Asia, India, Western countries, South America and in other regions of the world.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Colacassia / Taro
  • Tamil : Cheppankazhangu / Ichi-Chembu / Sama Kilangue
  • Malayalam : Chembu Vitthu / Chempu
  • Telugu : Chema / Chama Dumpa
  • Kannada : Samagadde / Kesave / Manaka / Keshavina Gedde / Mundi Genasu / Save Gedde
  • Hindi : Alooka / Arwi Ke Paan / Patra Ke Paan / Mankanda / Kachalu
  • Bengali : Kochu / Mankachu / Kachu
  • Gujarati : Arbi / Dakku / Alavu
  • Konkani : Mandey / Allum / Kasallu
  • Marathi : Alu / Alukanda / Kasallu
  • Oriya : Sarunada / Manasaru / Saru
  • Punjabi : Arvi / Kachalu
  • Tulu : Taevu / Rechchow

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