Taro chips is a food made from taro tuber as the main ingredient. This food is traditional food. Almost every region knows this food. Starting from small children to adults like with this taro chips. Taro chips are very suitable to be a healthy snack.
This food is very nutritious because taro tubers contain ingredients that are very beneficial to the body. Taro tubers contain Calcium, Protein, Vitamin A and Vitamin B. This content is very beneficial for the health of the body. Taro tubers are also used as a staple food substitute for rice because taro tubers contain lots of carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Taro tuber became the staple food of Mentawai people of West Sumatra and West Irian Indonesia. Taro tubers are also made into flour. In addition, stems and leaves can also be used as animal feed. In addition to its tubers, taro leaves are used for vegetables. Taro tubers are not only made chips but also boiled. Because the content of the substance that is in it, taro tuber is also used for anti-swelling.
The ingredients used in cooking Taro chips: 1 kg of taro tuber, smooth salt to taste, cooking oil to taste, water enough.
Step to make Taro chips: Remove the skin of taro tuber, thinly thin with the longitudinal direction. Take the pan, fill it with water. Add salt, mix well. Put the taro tuber pieces into the salt water briefly. Prepare the skillet. Put the cooking oil into it. Heat over medium heat. If it is hot, put the taro tuber pieces that have been soaked in salt water. When inserting taro pieces into the pan, the oil should always be stirred so that the taro tuber pieces are not sticky. Wait until golden yellow and then drain. Taro chips are cooked, ready to serve.
How to Serve Taro chips: Enter Taro Chips into clean, dry and tight bottles. Serve with a glass of hot tea, and other snacks.