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Colocasia-Arbi

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Description

Colocasia or locally known as arbi, is a herbaceous perennial plant which is cultivated for its corm as well as leaves. It is also known as elephant ear due to its oversized leaves. this plant is native to Indian subcontinent. Arbi is the corm or rhizome part which grows just below the surface of soil. It is usually consumed as a vegetable in different forms. The leaves can also be cooked or steamed for consumption. You can also make tasty and spicy chaat with it and top it off with tomatoes, chillies and lemon.

Nutritional Content

  • The uncooked vegetable contains a good amount of fibre which helps in better digestion and improves the health of our gut.
  • It is a good source of potassium which helps us by building strong muscles and improving nerve conductions.
  • It also provides phosphorous and magnesium which keeps our bones strong and are required for many chemical reactions in our body.
  • Other than these, traces of zinc, copper, manganese and selenium are also present. Colocasia also contains vitamin C and B6.
  • Note: Colocasia can cause itching, swelling or sore throats. It is important to properly cook it before consuming. Do not consume if problems persist or in case of allergies.

Reference: https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/nutrients

Storage – Shelf Life

The bulbs of Colocasia can be stored for a very long time. Spread them evenly on a clean surface. The area should be dark and slightly warm. Make sure that the storage is place is well ventilated and air circulation is good in order to prevent rotting. If proper care is taken, Colocasia bulbs can be stored for about 4 to 6 months.

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250g, 500g

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