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Title: Phytofoods of Nubra valley, Ladakh –The cold desert
Authors: M, Pal Murugan
X, Janifer Raj
G, Phani Kumar
Gupta, Sunil
Singh, Shashi Bala
Keywords: Ethnobotany
Phytofoods
Nubra Valley
Wild edible plants
<i style="">Ladakhi</i> dishes
Ladakh
Issue Date: Apr-2010
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b style="">Int. Cl.<sup>7</sup>:</b> A61K35/78, A61P1/14, A61P11/00, A61P19/00, A61P29/00, A61P31/02
Abstract: The paper presents the findings of an investigation on traditional wild edible plants available in the Nubra valley, Ladakh used for the preparation of traditional food items by the local tribal people. The Nubra, one of the valleys of Ladakh is known for its floral diversity in the cold arid zone. Twenty seven high altitude plant species belonging to 18 families in Nubra valley were identified as edible plants and used for the preparation of <i style="">Ladakhi</i> dishes. <i style="">Shangso chonma, Ldum chonma, Thanthour chonma, Kabra chonma</i> and <i style="">Phololing chamyk</i> were some of the famous traditional <i style="">Ladakhi</i> food item prepared from the wild edible plants.
Description: 303-308
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/8167
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.09(2) [April 2010]

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