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Colocasia leaf rolls enlisted in AYUSH ministry’s ‘traditional food stuff recipes’ | Bengaluru

Pathrode is composed of two phrases–patra indicating huge leaf and vade which is a well known dish of south India.

Released ON JUL 02, 2021 10:16 AM IST

The Karnataka coast and the Konkan area on the western coastline of India have extra a new feather in their cap. Pathrode or a roll produced out of colocasia leaves has been enlisted in the ‘traditional food items recipes’ published by the central government’s AYUSH ministry. Colocasia leaf rolls are amongst the 26 dishes which have been preferred due to the fact of their nutritional benefit.

The conventional recipes compiled in the variety of e-book guides list the components and recipes of these 26 indigenous delicacies, moreover elaborating their health rewards and contraindications. Niger seed laddus, apoopam and peya are amongst other dishes incorporated in this compilation from AYUSH Devices of Medication.

Pathrode is composed of two words and phrases--patra that means huge leaf and vade which is a well-known dish of south India. Even right now sure sections of the Brahmin households connect with it Patra Vade. This ubiquitous leafy overgrowth termed ‘Kesu’ is discovered pretty much everywhere you go alongside the coasts of Karnataka and the Konkan area through monsoons.

The iron-prosperous colocasia leaves not only enhance haemoglobin but the phenols, tannin iron, flavonoids and glycosides existing in them also assistance in lessening inflammation. Apart from these, Vitamin C and Beta Carotene are other nutrients are also existing in these leaves.

The quickly digestible colocasia rolls can be possibly eaten in healthier steamed variety or roasted with coconut oil and mustard seeds for increased flavour. Pathrode is relished through monsoons by most households dwelling in the coastal parts. Coastal communities are also fond of rising Kesu in their backyards all through the monsoons.

The leaf which grows in a natural way very well throughout monsoons is currently being developed in a cultured ecosystem. Some pieces of Kasargod in Kerala and the Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka have started increasing them for exporting to parts that do not have all-natural habitat for their progress. Farmers in Karnataka’s Udupi have grown it in abundance and exported it to sites in the center east and the Gulf.