Cassava is a root vegetable, which is known in botanical terms as ‘Manihot esculenta’ is a globally cultivated item despite its South American origin. It is also widely known as manioc, and also popular as the source of tapioca starch. Cassava is used in numerous ways in global cuisines. They can be made into ethnic traditional main dishes as well as side dishes. In addition to this, cassava starch is used as a gluten-free alternative for wheat and as a thickener.