Onion Big / பெரிய வெங்காயம்
Onions contain antioxidants and compounds that fight inflammation, decrease triglycerides and reduce cholesterol levels — all of which may lower heart disease risk.
Onion is a vegetable which is almost like a staple in Indian food. This is also known to be one of the essential ingredients of raw salads. They come in different colours like white, red or yellow and are quite in demand in cold salads and hot soups. You can dice, slice or cut it in rings and put it in burgers and sandwiches. Onions emit a sharp flavour and fragrance once they are fried; it is due to the sulphur compound in the vegetable.
Tomato Local / நாட்டு தக்காளி
Tomato is used for preventing cancer of the breast, bladder, cervix, colon and rectum, stomach, lung, ovaries, pancreas, and prostate. It is also used to prevent diabetes, diseases of the heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular disease), cataracts, and asthma.recommended that those who suffer from digestive stress or have gastroesophageal reflux disease shouldn’t eat too many tomatoes.
Local tomatoes are partly sour and partly sweet and contain many seeds inside which are edible. The red colour present in tomatoes is due to lycopene, an anti-oxidant.
Coconut (தேங்காய்) – 1 No
Some research found that people who eat large amounts of coconut have higher cholesterol than those who eat less. Coconut oil is made up of saturated fat. So, eating large amounts of coconut might increase cholesterol due to its saturated fat content. But eating coconut in normal amounts probably isn’t a concern.
Cauliflower / காலிஃளார் – 1 No
Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that is naturally high in fiber and B-vitamins. It provides antioxidants and phytonutrients that can protect against cancer.
Cauliflower is made up of tightly bound clusters of soft, crumbly, sweet cauliflower florets that form a dense head. Resembling a classic tree, the florets are attached to a central edible white trunk which is firm and tender.
Carrot / கேரட்
It is crunchy, tasty, and highly nutritious. Carrots are a particularly good source of beta carotene, fiber, vitamin K1, potassium, and antioxidants. They also have a number of health benefits. They’re a weight-loss-friendly food and have been linked to lower cholesterol levels and improved eye health.
A popular sweet-tasting root vegetable, Carrots are narrow and cone shaped. They have thick, fleshy, deeply colored root, which grows underground, and feathery green leaves that emerge above the ground. While these greens are fresh tasting and slightly bitter, the carrot roots are crunchy textured with a sweet and minty aromatic taste. Fresho brings you the flavour and richness of the finest crispy and juicy carrots that are locally grown and the best of the region.
Green Capsicum / குடை மிளகாய்
It is a type of green pepper. It is a large and mildly flavored vegetable. They can be eaten raw or cooked. This relatively sweet pepper is a round and glossy and is mostly commonly called as capsicum in India and as a bell pepper elsewhere.
Leaving a moderately pungent taste on the tongue, Green capsicums, also known as green peppers are bell shaped, medium-sized fruit pods. They have thick and shiny skin with a fleshy texture inside.
Ladies Finger / வெண்டைக்காய்
It contains high levels of vitamin A, B vitamins (B1, B2, B6), and vitamin C, and traces of zinc and calcium, make it an ideal vegetable to eat during pregnancy. Okra also serves as a supplement for fiber and folic acid. This helps prevent birth defects like spina bifida and can even stop constipation during pregnancy.
Ladies finger is a green vegetable with a tip at the end and a lighter green head, which is inedibe and to be thrown away. It tastes mild and slightly grassy.