Click on photos to enlarge
I took these photos (copyright reserved) of ‘chembu’ (Colocasia) at the residence of Mr. AL Thomas at
The leaves and roots of this tropical tuber are widely used for culinary purposes in many parts of the world. According to UN statistics,
Taro leaves are a good source of vitamins and minerals. They contain Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Niacin, manganese, potassium and copper. The corms contain high portion of starch and dietary fiber.
The range of recipes using taro is vast – from snacks to curries to burgers. Some of the sites which provide details are given below:
Source: Wikimedia Commons