Jack Fruit

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Artocarpus Heterophyllus

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Jackfruit contains phytonutrients: lignans, isoflavones and saponins which have health benefits: anti-cancer, antihypertensive, anti-ulcer and anti-ageing properties.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Rich in energy, dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Eaten raw. Used in curries, stews, stir fries, sweets, snacks, soups etc.

GLOSSARY :
English : Jack Fruit
Tamil : Pala Pazham / Palli Kai
Malayalam : Chakka
Telugu : Panasakai
Kannada : Halasu / Kujee / Halasina Hannu
Hindi : Kathal / Katahal
Bengali : Kanthal
Gujarati : Phanas
Konkani : Ponosu / Barco
Marathi : Phanas
Oriya : Panasa
Punjabi : Kathal

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