Yellow Capsicum, also called “Bell Pepper” or “Sweet Pepper” not only adds flavour, and colour to the dish but also has multiple health benefits.
More about Yellow Capsicum
Yellow Capsicum or Bell pepper is bell-shaped, non–pungent, mild, and thick fleshed fruit. They add a crisp and mildly spicy taste to the dish. It is believed to have originated in South America. There are many interesting ways of adding them to our food. They can be sliced into strips and fried, roasted, chopped, and added to salsa and soups. capsicum yellow is also ideal for stuffing.
100g of capsicum yellow contains:
- Protein: 2gm
- Carbohydrates: 9.46gm
- Fibre: 1.5gm
- Ash: 0.6gm
- Calcium: 18mg
It also contains Phosphorous, Potassium, and Vitamin B-6.
- It is low in fat and good for weight watchers.
- Low in carbs, It doesn’t raise blood glucose levels.
- It is rich in phytonutrients, providing antioxidants to the body.
- Being rich in Carotenoids, It prevents cancer.
- They are a good source of Vitamin C which boosts skin health and immunity.
Yellow Capsicum and India
It is grown throughout India. In some regions, it is cultivated year-round in the greenhouse.
Capsicum yellow can be placed in the refrigerator and stored for approx. 10 days. To extend shelf-life, it can be diced, placed in an airtight container, and feezed.
Country of Origin: India
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