Kumatiya - Arca del Gusto - Slow Food Foundation

Kumatiya

This small thorny deciduous tree (Senegalia senegal, also known as Acacia senegal) is known by several common names, including gum acacia, gum arabic tree, Sudan gum and Sudan gum arabic, but also as kher, khor, kumatiya or chapatiya in some parts of India. Kumatiya trees produce pods, each one containing a row of three shiny, flat seeds used as food by the people … Continue reading Kumatiya