John&Jacq~s Garden

Ipomoea batatas is an important food crop or staple food in many countries

Ipomoea batatas (Sweet Potato, Sweet Potato Vine, Keledek in Malay)

Sweet Potato is widely cultivated for its storage roots as it is an important food crop in many regions around the world.

In Malaysia and Singapore, an assortment of colourful sweet potatoes are popularly cooked in coconut milk as ‘bubur cha cha’ with yams, pearled sago, bananas, black-eyed peas and flavoured with pandan leaves. It can be served hot or cold.

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