from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A type of sweet potato having somewhat dry, bland, yellowish to white flesh, used as a staple food in many tropical countries.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The sweet potato.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
sweet potato(the plant).
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
• 1 large white all-purpose potato, or white yam (called batata in specialty markets) • 1 (10-oz.) pkg. frozen whole okra pods, or 1/2 lb. fresh okra if available
This special recipe is from my paternal grandmother's repertoire. and why "batata" potato suddenly becomes "batat" in this curry, is a puzzle to me!
(who set out on his voyages to the colony at St. Thomas, in the Gulf of Guinea) speaks of this plant, and states that it is called "batata" by the aboriginals of St. Domingo.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
Umm Hassane strongly recommends that you serve batata wa bayd with salad.
I had spent countless hours, and destroyed many a batch of potatoes, trying to figure out how to make batata wa bayd.
“No, no, Annia makes batata wa bayd too, but not this way.”
The plate included four of these tennis ball sized things stuffed with a light green potato (batata?) based filling.
Dahi Batata Puri – Batata is a kind of potato, and batata vada is a potato based doughnut type thing containing potatoes, lentils and spices all deep fried together.
Picture is really tempting and who can ever resist a samosa? the rasedar batata looks delicious ...
Join me on an odyssey of the best batata vadas paired with the paos.