Sterculia urens – Famine Foods

Sterculia urens


India: the tender roots of this tree are first cut into small pieces, then boiled and mixed with either spices or sugar.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Bombay Presidency, Khandesh district, Shahada: Kadhai.
The black seeds of the tree are dried and turned into pulse.

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