Radish always find their way out, in salad, in curry, in dal or even in parathas. Though tastes pungent but have excellent nutritional values, treats various diseases and used in traditional medicines.
More about Radish
Radishes are root vegetables with peppery hot flavor and crispy taste mostly added to eastern cuisines. Though it is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean region. Variety of radishes are found from small, round cherry Belle to white carrot shaped known as Daikon. Radishes are also found in various colors such as white, purple, pink and red. They are eaten raw and can be added to salads, mix veg or paratha. In India even the leaves of radishes are eaten as they too are nutritious and rich in minerals and vitamins.
Per 100 gram of nutrition contains:
- Protein: 0.7gm
- Fiber: 1.6gm
- Carbohydrates: 3.4gm
It also contains Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron and Magnesium.
- Radish prevents kidney stone as they are rich in potassium.
- High fiber in radish relieves from gastric discomfort.
- Radish soup or juice can relieve from cough and phlegm.
- It cleanses stomach and detoxifies the system.
- Radish contain B complex Vitamins, Vitamin C and zinc which is good for skin.
India and Radish
In India many variety of radish ate grown such as Pusa Desi, Pusa Reshmi, Japanese While, Punjab Safed, Cinese Pink, Pusa Himani etc.
Storage of Radish
Remove the leaves and store radish at room temperature or it can also be stored in refrigerator for at least 1 week.
Country of Origin: India
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