Water hazelnut floating, or Flywort floating, Chilim or or Devil’s nut is an annual aquatic plant. The plant floats freely on rivers, lakes and ponds. Often forms continuous thickets. The length of the stem of a water nut is approximately 3.5-5 meters. The flowers are white. Located in the axils of the leaves. It blooms in May and June.
Under the shell of a water nut is a white and very tasty kernel. It can be used as raw food, boiled in salt water, baked in bonfire as potatoes, in canned form, in salads. From ground seeds, you can get flour or cereal.
Culinary recipes for dishes and drinks made from water hazelnut, chillima.
The core of a water nut contains 85.4% of organic matter, 2.4% of ash, 12.5% of protein, 11.9% of protein, 3.4% of fat, 2.5% of fiber, 67% of nitrogen-free extractive substances. The dry core contains 10.4% water, about 20% nitrogenous substances, 0.7% fat, 1.4% fiber, 1.4% ash, 55.4% carbohydrates. The core ash contains 39.2% phosphorus, 0.36% iron, 0.21% manganese, 12.3% magnesium, 0.6% calcium, 0.6% chlorine. History knows many times when chilim saved people from hunger.
boiling water. Simmer until tender. Add butter and sugar. Peel apples and peels and seeds. Cut them into thin slices and add to the dish. Mix. Stew until apples are soft.
Culinary recipes dishes from a white water lily.
Water lily white water plant. The rhizome is thick, dark brown, long, horizontal. Contains starch, protein, sugar, tannins, tarry and bitter substances, essential oil. The seeds contain starch and tannins, fatty acids and essential oils, essential oil in the stems.
The flowers contain nymphaline glycoside, which has sleeping pills and painkillers. Rhizomes and seeds are suitable for food. It can be consumed boiled or baked. From the root you can make flour for pies.
Based on the book Survival beyond the threshold of civilization.