Ghar tarul, local cassava

Ghar tarul, local cassava

Family of  Manihot esculenta

There are different types of taruls grown in Nepal. Above is a locally grown tarul. 

Major consumption of all types of cassavas are on one particular festival, Maghe Sangkrati, which lies at the end of winter. That day people celebrate believing that the winter may be over.

Cassavas are simply boiled, roasted, or cooked as a stew with vegetables

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