Potato

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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

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