Asked by: Sol Bedke
asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th January, 2020

What is the English name for kangkong?

swamp cabbage

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Moreover, is Morning Glory same as Kangkong?

This plant is known in English as water spinach, river spinach, water morning glory, water convolvulus, or by the more ambiguous names Chinese spinach, Chinese Watercress, Chinese convolvulus, swamp cabbage or kangkong in Southeast Asia.

what does Kangkong taste like? Kangkong leaves are tender, and the stems are crunchy, offering a slippery texture when cooked and a mild, sweet, and nutty green flavor.

Similarly, it is asked, what are the benefits of Kangkong?

Besides vitamins and minerals, kangkong has a large presence of dietary fibers and antioxidants. Kangkong is relatively high in beta-carotene, natural antioxidants, protein, carbohydrates, and dietary fibers. Kangkong is also extremely rich in electrolytes, such as sodium and potassium.

Is water spinach the same as spinach?

Water spinach is an aquatic vine that can grow up to 9ft long with hollow stems and has flowers that look like a morning-glory. Spinach is an annual plant that has a dark green, heavy rosette of broad, spoon-shaped, and tender leaves.

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