Colocasia is an alkaline food that is covered with fibrous hairs. This veggie is rich in oxalic acid, this is the reason we need to boil/cook them to remove the oxalic acid prior to eating. They have a slimy texture when it is boiled. They can be baked, roasted, or prepared into a vegetable. They are high in hyaluronic acid which aids in the regeneration of the cells. The dietary fiber keeps the stomach full aiding in maintaining a healthy weight.
Nutritional Facts: Colocasia contains high amounts of iron, calcium, potassium, copper, manganese, and dietary fiber.
Cooking Tips: Use a knife to peel the rough layer of the thickened skin after boiling this veggie. Unless used for making chips this root tuber must be boiled prior to being used
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