Original Articles: 2013 Vol: 5 Issue: 3
Physico chemical analysis of Plectranthus rotundifolius
Plectranthus rotundifolius is a rare tuber and almost lost its cultivation in African Countries. This potato is harvested in south Tamil Nadu during the month of January-March. This potato is also found to be a rich source of carbohydrates, protein, fat and fiber content. This potato almost gives 400 calories/100g dry sample in the form of boiling and frying.