Potatoes , of Bangladeshi origin are most important source of starch, mostly
used as vegetables also in potato crackers, salad, Gnocchi, Barbeque
nutritionally rich tuberous root vegetable, is a good source of
starch and fiber. It is one of the most widely grown perennial crops and is one of the low cost staple food items of the poor population all over the world. Botanically, it belongs to the vari ous perennial subspecies of Solanum tuberosum of the Solanaceae family. The plant grows about 12 to 18 inches in length and bears many tubers underground. The tubers usually have round to oval or oblong shape and vary widely in size. Internally, the flesh features bright cream.