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enchor (এচড়) (today's sample record)

Language: Bengali

Description: Unripe jackfruit. Unripe or immature (US: raw) jackfruit provide a starchy vegetable which needs to be cooked.

A not very large jackfruit filling an entire box, with many thanks to the generous Abdul Arain's Al-Amin Stores on Mill Road in Cambridge

Latin: Artocarpus integrifolia, Artocarpus heterophyllus
Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: Bangladesh, India
Most frequent region: West Bengal
Better known as: kacha kathal
Also known as: halasinkai, kachcha phanas, kadgi, kos, kujee, palli kai, panasakaaya, polos

See places: Bengali Food and Cuisine

See foods and dishes: cakka, cakkappalam, chakka, fanas, fanasu, funus, halasin hannu, halasu, jack fruit, jakfruit, kanthal, kathal ke beej, letha panasa, palapazham, panasa pamdu, phanas, phanasu, ponos, varaka

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