There are many vegetables which we eat and every vegetable has got its own nutrients and aids in the proper function of the human body. Intake of vegetables on a regular basis has got numerous benefits.
Vegetables are majorly divided into two - green and root . Among the root vegetable YAM is a large sized vegetable. It is available through out the year. It is named as suran, karunaik-kizhangu, kandhagada and elephant foot yam etc.
Yam is a root vegetable that grows under the soil in form of a tuber and is a powerhouse of nutrition. Many keep away from it because of "itchy throat". But adding lemon juice reduce itchiness. It has