Health Benefits and Recipes Prepared with Colacasia


Konchu is also called as Colacasia in some places. Konchu (Colacasia) is a vegetable which can be added with shrimps to make a delicious dish. For children who don’t like this vegetable can be included in the diet in this way. This is a Bengal special and this dish has high proteins, calcium, potassium, phosphorus and vitamins A and E. shrimps are good source of omega-3 fatty acids and it’s good for heart health, boosts metabolism and increases body immunity.

Some of the famous dishes prepared with Colacasia are: Kochu chingri dom, Kochu diyechingri, Chilli garlic prawns, Coconut prawns, Salt and pepper prawns, Prawn toasts, Chingri bhapa, Konchushak with shrimp, Lau chingri, Chingri diye kochur loti.


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