Have you heard about the coconut sprout aka maranda? Did you know it was edible? Have you tasted it?
Ambat Chukka is one interesting green. It looks like spinach/palak and tastes like Gongura but it is neither. In fact, it is unique in its own way. It is tangy, sour, and absoluely versatile to use so read all about this interesting ingredient below.
Madras Cucumber is something that I discovered on my recent trip to the market.
Aakur/Ankur is an edible fern that grows in marshy and mangrove areas. In fact, it is considered to be a delicacy in Goa.
As a kid, I always believed my grandfather loved the fruit “Ramphal” because they shared a connection to “Ram” through their name. Legend states this fruit was consumed by Lord Ram and that is how it got its name.
Longans are also known as the ” Dragon eye fruits” or Euphoria are delicious sweet tiny fruits.
Karande or Air Potatoes/yam are true yams that belong to the yam family.