Tedu is a root vegetable grown under the soil same as potatoes, carrots, and other vegetable stuff grown under the soil.
Tedu is a root food grown in every household in the pahadi hill area and villagers across India., especially in Garhwal Uttarakhand.
Tedu is considered a kandamool vegetable that is extracted under the soil. It is believed that Lord Rama during his exile to the forest uses this kandamool vegetable for their food in the jungle.
As Tedu is an ancient vegetable it was considered to have grown only in jungle or forests but as humans keep on civilization, it becomes one of the important vegetables among the people live today in villages or in hill areas.
Tedu have a lot of nutritional value and having easy digest property. This makes Tedu popular among the kids & people. Not only this Tedu is widely used in fast, the festival-like Maha Shivaratri and Navratri.
Snack and vegetable recipe.
After being wash complete dry the Tedu.
1: Boil Tedu - 100gm
2: oil - 30ml
3: mustard seeds or jakhya - A pitch ( to crackle)
4: Onion- 20 gm
5: green chilies - 4 no.
6: Indian masala -TO TASTE
* Coriander powder - 1spoon
* Red chilies powered -1spoon
*Turmeric powered - 1/2 spoon
1 .wash well Tedu and keep to dry.
4. Add mustard seeds or jakhya and make it crackle.
5.put onions and green chilies in the above mixture.
6.cook onion till it emits out all its smell.
7. Put Indian masala, cook, and mix well.