110 | Eddo/Mukhi Kachu

Bengali Name : Mukhi Kochu
English Name : Eddo
Scientific Name : Colocasia esculenta
Origin : Bangladesh
MOQ : 50 Kg
Season : All Season
Peak Season : June-November


Many Names of Eddo/Mukhi Kachu

Eddo/Mukhi Kachu is a delicious vegetable. This vegetable is very important for Kharif season. It is cultivated in all regions of Bangladesh. Mukhi kachu is also known as Gunda kachu, Kudi kachu, Rhama kachu, Duli kachu, Binni kachu, etc. Mukhi kachu contains a lot of vitamin ‘A’ and iron. There are many variations. One of them is Kachur Lati, i.e. raw greens. Its benefits have been discussed earlier. Today let’s know some benefits of ganti.

Medicinal Value of Eddo/Mukhi Kachu

Not one and a half. Its benefits are also many. It is a very nutritious food. It contains various vitamins such as A, B, C and D. Apart from that, there are minerals called protein, copper, manganese, potassium, zinc, magnesium, calcium, iron, selenium, beta carotene and cryptogenthin. It does not contain gluten. In addition, it contains 17 types of amino acids and omega 3 and omega 6 oils.


For the heart

Eddo/Mukhi Kachu or Ganti Kachu is very low in fat and cholesterol. As a result, bad cholesterol also prevents accumulation in the arteries. 19% of the daily requirement of vitamin D can be met by eating one cup of kachu per day. Eating kachu reduces the risk of heart attack. Helps prevent cardiovascular disease and other diseases.


It is not uncommon to have hypertension or high blood pressure in the current situation. Kuchu is beneficial in that case. Hypertensive patients should eat a low-fat, low-sodium diet. In that case, one cup of ganti kachu contains 20 grams of sodium and 0.1 grams of fat. Hence it is good for hypertension patients.

kidney problem

Mukhi kachu is also beneficial for those who have kidney problems.


Mukhi kachu fulfills the need of antioxidants in the body to a large extent. It contains a lot of vitamin C. One cup of raw mango meets 11% of the daily requirement of vitamin C. Not only that, it also helps in removing the pollutants from the body.

Disease prevention

Everyone knows now that it is important to strengthen the immune system to save the body from epidemics like Corona. In that case, vitamin C and antioxidants help in increasing immunity.


Mukhi Kuchu relieves fatigue. Increases performance. Helps retain energy. It has low glycemic index. For this reason it is very good for athletes.

In digestion

It contains a lot of fiber. Foods rich in fiber are good for the digestive system. Apart from that, it can keep the stomach full for a long time due to fiber.

For the stomach health

Ganti Kachu is one of the tools to keep the stomach clean. Its fiber helps in the digestion process as well as helps in removing waste products from the stomach. As a result, the stomach is clean and the body is healthy from within.

In cancer

All its dietary components also help prevent cancer.

To shed fat

Its benefits in shedding fat are not less. Because the amount of calories is very low.

To retain youth

Its dietary components are good antioxidants, which protect against disease. As a result, it slows down the aging process.


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