Singhara are floating aquatic plants growing in slow-moving water up to 5 meters deep. It bear ornately shaped fruits that resemble the head like bull each containing a single very large starchy seed. Singhara is also known as Water Chestnut. Singhara flour is made from dried ground water chestnuts. It can be eaten by boiling, peeling, dried then ground into flour. It can also be eaten raw. It is a bright white in color. Singhara flour is one of the essential diet during fasting.