These yellow-brown tubers have a sweet and earthy taste. They are interesting from a nutritional point of view for their high fiber content.
In Africa, it is eaten raw as an appetizer. In Spain, it is used in the preparation of the traditional drink horchata de chufa.
Suggestions : soak 24 hours to soften; soak for several days to ferment
Other names: earth almond, chufa, ndir, atadwe
Composition* : calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, zinc, vitamins C, E
Uses: snack, cow's milk substitute, flour