• Arrowroot stew can be made by cooking them with other vegetables like tomatoes, onions or carrots.
• Arrowroot soup is great for starters and can be eaten by toddlers and children.
They are commonly known as nduma, a Kikuyu name that has been adopted by a majority of people in Kenya.
These are one of the famous and popular tubers that are available locally and are considered a healthy starch option to consume.
They are classified among Irish potatoes, sweet potatoes and cassava.
Many people prefer eating them in the morning for breakfast with tea, coffee or milk.
Arrowroots can be made simply by boiling them and adding salt to them.
However, there are other ways that you can enjoy this delicious tuber;
1. Boiled arrowroot
This is the classic form of this food which is considered the healthy version.
It only requires three ingredients namely; arrowroot, water and salt.
2. Deep-fried arrowroot
As the name suggests, this type is boiled first and then deep fried in hot oil similar to French fries.
3. Arrowroot stew
This can be done by cooking up the tubers with other vegetables like tomatoes, onions or carrots.
You could also add some meat and potatoes to make it tastier and to also incorporate other aspects of the stew.
4. Arrowroot powder
With arrowroot powder, you can be able to make a variety of pastries.
This powder is able to make different types of baking recipes from cakes, cookies, biscuits and cupcakes.
This would be an interesting way to consume this food. Instead of the monotonous boiled arrowroot, eating the baked version of its' powder would be interesting.
5. Arrowroot soup
This is also another interesting and delicious way of enjoying this tuber.
The soup is great for starters and can be eaten by toddlers and children.