Karanda/ Air Potato or yam is a true yam that belongs to the yam family. It grows as a bulbil on a perennial vine and hence is called a vine potato. This plant is native to India.
Madras Cucumber is something that I discovered on my recent trip to the market.
Moras thepla, is a classic thepla recipe with Moras Bhaji.
Green Garlic is a young garlic plant that looks absolutely beautiful. The foliage is flat, a single garlic clove at the base and has lush long roots. Every inch of the plant is edible.
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 in Kokan (Maharashtra).
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.
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.