What is a Madumbi
Madumbis are grown in sub-tropical regions.
A Madumbi is the root of a plant, although this root vegetable is a type of sweet potato it tastes more like a potato, and is also called a amadumbi.
A vegetable that has been grown in Kwazulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, for centuries, by the local people, it is regarded as an indigenous plant, yet it grows in all sub-tropical regions, other names are, cocoyam, taro or dasheen.
Ideas with Madumbis
Peel and use like potatoes in stews, or curries, but they take longer to cook, not the same time of cooking like potatoes.
You can grate them with onions to make delicious potato pancakes.
Cook in their jackets, peel and serve with lots of butter, salt and pepper.
Use as an alternative base for potato salad.
Madumbis can be cooked, like you would potatoes, make a salad with gherkins, mushrooms, peppers, shallots, herbs, nad add a simple salad dressing.
If you are having a barbecue, wrap Madumbis in foil and cook among the coals.
The benefits of the Madumbi is not yet known, but this African potato is scrumptious and unique.