The Featured Image speaks volumes for the mind boggling varieties of Bananas in Kerala, India.
A Plantain Field off the coast of Kerala near Poovar ( do read up earlier posts titled RIVER OF FLOWERS, TRANQUIL MERGER and TRANQUIL WATERS)
Bananas or Plantains ( English), Kela ( Hindi), Musa balbisiana ( Scientific Name) are a Complete Food rich in Potassium.
The Banana Plant ( not Tree) is native to the Indian subcontinent and belongs to the banana family Musaceae.
Bananas can be consumed as a Fruit when ripe or even as a Vegetable in the Raw State.
Kerala also known as God’s Own Country is home to varies varieties of Bananas.
The famous Banana Chips of Kerala are a delicious treat, especially when eaten warm.
The Large Leaves of the Banana Plant are used throughout Southern India even today as Eco-friendly Plates. A wonderful tradition kept alive.
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