Elephant Foot Yam more popularly known as Oal Kochu or Ul Kosu in Assam is a giant taro root and has got a lot of health benefits. It taste similar as potato, has a unique flavor and popularly used in Assam as well as northeast India cuisine. The ingredients that are used in this homemade Ul Kosu achar are- boiled Oal Kochu, salt, turmeric, mustard oil, chilies and spices. Homemade Ol Kochu Pickle is very tasty and delicious.
Ol Kochu is hard to cook, because sometimes it leads to itching while cutting it in the raw form. That is one of the main reasons that people avoid this vegetable many times. But you can’t avoid it’s health benefits. The health benefits of Elephant Foot Yam are wide. We make this Oal Kochu Pickle with utmost care making it safer for people to consume. With a good amount of vitamin B6, omega 3 fatty acid, fiber and minerals Oal Kosu is a wonder vegetable and you will be amazed once you taste this homemade Yam Pickle.
This homemade pickle can be paired with both rice and chapatti. Just be careful that you are using a dry spoon in the bottle and put the cover tightly. Best use before 24 months from the date of manufacture.
Caution: If you have severe skin disease (itching and allergy), you should be careful in consuming yam.