Mamta's Kitchen - A Family Cookbook

A Collection of Colocasia Recipes

There are many varieties of colocasia from around the world; eddo, dasheen, elephant's ear, West Indian kale, coco-yam and colocasia. Some varieties contain oxalates which can cause irritation of the skin and tongue and should be avoided.

The tuber has light brown, horizontal rings, dark and light, all along its surface and a white, cream or light pink flesh.