Also known as:
Chinese water chestnutsDescription:
Water Chestnuts are a staple in Chinese cuisine. It is not a member of the nut family but an aquatic vegetable. It resembles a chestnut in colour and shape, hence the name. They are sold fresh and canned. Commonly used in:
Stir-fries and dumplingsHealth benefit:
Water chestnuts are used in Chinese and aboriginal medicines. It is used to treat cough and measles, among other illnesses.
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