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Water Caltrop

These nuts look like a bat or a bulls head and the visual is much cooler than the taste. You can use these like Water Chestnuts but they must be roasted or boiled and then peeled before using.

Alternative Names

Bat Nut, Buffalo Nut, Devil Pod

Category

Water Vegetable

Origin

China, India

Flavor

Mild, Nutty

Texture

Dry, Fibrous, Firm, Starchy

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Dry/Dehydrate, Grind, Peel

Cooking Method

Boil/Simmer, Roast

Uses

see categorized dishes

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