Growing up my dad or mom went to road side vegetable market every morning,where many sellers would be lined up with basketful of vegetable .Earlier you go,fresher the vegetable you will get and more selection you will have. Assortment of greens like Indian mustard greens, amaranth, Indian chick peas green(oh how i miss that),basketful of okra(ladysfinger), eggplants(brinjals), cauliflower, cabbage and radishes to name a few,not to mention loads of potatoes and onions.Though most of them were common occurrence in our house but once in a while they will pick what we call in hindi ‘Arvi’, translated as ‘colocasia’.Traditionally we made gravy based curry using that,which gets sticky.Not very interesting,though at times my mom would simply slice it thin and saute it with minimal amount of spices like bhujiya. Now let me take you back couple years ago to the beautiful island of Hawaii,where we went for vacation.I was AMAZED how popular this not so good looking root vegetable is there.I learnt another name for it ‘Taro root’.I tasted ‘Taro bread’,slightly sweet and purple looking bread.We...Read More
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