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Amorphophallus konjac Only $3.50!!

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Posted 30 April 2011 - 10:50 AM

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Spend from $1 onwards!

How?

Go Mustafa and buy the corms!
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Posted 30 April 2011 - 10:57 AM

wow, you planning to make your own konnyaku jelly?

Pot is too small isn't it?
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Posted 30 April 2011 - 09:29 PM

Whoa! How huge is that leaf? Pot size for reference..?

Whoa! How huge is that leaf? Pot size for reference..?
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Posted 01 May 2011 - 02:04 PM

View Postpaphioboy, on 30 April 2011 - 09:29 PM, said:

Whoa! How huge is that leaf? Pot size for reference..?

Whoa! How huge is that leaf? Pot size for reference..?


about 5+ feet tall

View Posttin, on 30 April 2011 - 10:57 AM, said:

wow, you planning to make your own konnyaku jelly?

Pot is too small isn't it?




haha, too much work.

can't afford space for bigger pot.. so too bad for it.


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Posted 01 May 2011 - 04:13 PM

what is it called in mustafa??? :hitmyself:/> :hitmyself:/>
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Posted 01 May 2011 - 10:03 PM

View Postshawnchen89, on 01 May 2011 - 04:13 PM, said:

what is it called in mustafa??? :hitmyself:/> :hitmyself:/>


mustafa is a dept store at serangoon.




View Postislaverde, on 30 April 2011 - 10:50 AM, said:


Spend from $1 onwards!

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Go Mustafa and buy the corms!


which part of mustafa, now they have a new building.
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Posted 01 May 2011 - 10:46 PM

mustafa vegetable section. you can ask the staff.
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Posted 02 May 2011 - 11:02 AM

tks.
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Posted 02 May 2011 - 01:08 PM

View Postpino, on 01 May 2011 - 10:03 PM, said:

mustafa is a dept store at serangoon.

yes i know mustafa is a dept store. :rolleyes:/>

I was asking what they call the tubers over there, i dun think they call it amorphophallus konjac right??
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Posted 02 May 2011 - 08:50 PM

look for round corms (the bigger ones are sometimes cut into sections) wrapped in cellophane. vegetable section in mustafa.
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Posted 03 May 2011 - 06:33 PM

View Postislaverde, on 02 May 2011 - 08:50 PM, said:

look for round corms (the bigger ones are sometimes cut into sections) wrapped in cellophane. vegetable section in mustafa.




if this is being sold as a veg, someone must be eating it. any idea how this is eaten besides being made into konnyaku jelly?



btw, how do you tell from the corm that it is amorphophallus konjac when it is not labelled? could it not be some other amorph or tubers?
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Posted 25 July 2011 - 03:08 PM

Hi guys,

I know I ought not be posting on this pretty old and peaceful thread, (just remembered this thread, went down to buy the tubers just yesterday) but just for convenience of some who are keen to try, they call it "Elephant Yam" there. Beware to check if there are mushy parts under the cellophane before you buy.Just to answer some questions, they are located at the old Mustafa building, at the very corner of the 2nd level. They are used more often as a staple food than vegetable, as a replacement for yams when the harvest for yams drop, and are also made into flour to make the Japanes Soba noodles. In Sichuan, China, they also make it into a jelly called "mo yu dou fu". It is said to be very filling and also fibrous, but zero in calories, so good as diet food.

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