Tag: Lesser known vegetables

Ingredients, Vegetables

All about Kante Kanagi/ Kante kanang/ Nana Kizhangu

kante Kanagi/ Lesser yam

Kante Kanagi / Kante kanang/ Nana Kizhangu belongs to the yam family. It is also known as lesser yam and is grown in the regions of Kerala, Goa, and Kokan (Maharashtra).


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Navdhari Bhindi / Shravani Bhendi

Navdhari Bhindi also known as the Shravani Bhendi or Gavathi Bhendi in Marathi is a variety of the lady’s finger/okra. It gets it names Navdhari from the 9 distinct segment that it has on its surface.

Ingredients, Vegetables

Kantola / Spine gourd : Availability, Nutrition and usage

Kantola / spine gourd, the small spiny vegetable can easily pass as a distant relative of the bitter gourd. They look somewhat similar in appearance but there is no similarity in taste.