Due to its similarity to the potato, it is usually known as the “potato of the tropics.” Probably native to southeastern Asia, later it spread to Pacific islands and became a staple crop.
Arbi is a starchy root vegetable that has a brown-colored fibrous exterior and a white, slightly slimy flesh inside. Both the leaves and root/tuber/corm of arbi are used for cooking.
More than its great taste, arbi should be included in the diet for its innumerable health benefits.
Vitamin B6 (22.62%),Carbohydrate (21.17%),Copper (19.89%),Manganese (17.30%),Vitamin E (16.53%)