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KARUNAI KIZHANGU PULI KUZHAMBU/ELEPHANT FOOT YAM TAMARIND GRAVY

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Elephant foot yam is very potential source of nutritional and medicinal values. Most of all its nutritional profile, it is a very low-fat veggie. In our rural areas, the people have been consuming this yam often to get its potency. 
This yam can be had only after removal its toxic contents. Before cooking, the  yam must be soaked in water for ten minutes to remove its rough contents. It has been cooked well and the outer brown skin is thoroughly washed and removed. Then it has been cut into various sizes to cook delicious recipes. There are many yummy recipes are available in kongu traditional culinary world. 

Before cooking we just learn some important medicinal values and nutritional profile of the elephant foot yam.
Medicinal profile: Yam is consumed for its wonderful treatment of piles. It helps to reduce cholesterol level. It is the best food for diabetic people. Sometimes it is termed as feminine food because of its maintenance of hormonal balance by increasing the estrogen level in wo…