Finding its origins in the foothilss of Himalayas and on the coasts of South India, Amaranthus Green used to be the staple food of many people including the Aztecs in the past. It became popular again in recent years and is now categorised as superfood. Amaranthus Green is a powerhouse of nutrients, is rich in fibre, protein, calcium, vitamins A ,B and K. It helps you in digestion, reduces cholestrol and boosts immunity. And now you can order it fresh from our farms!
Gooseberries are indigenous to many parts of Europe and Western Asia. In India they grow from the foothills of Himalayas to the peninsular India. Apart from being very tasty when made into pickle, they are packed with nutrition and are low-calorie fruits that are rich in vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. Apart from this gooseberries also have Fiber, Vitamin-C, Vitamin-B5, B6; Copper, Manganese and Potassium. It’s also considered an MVP when it comes to boosting one’s immunity.
Ash Gourd is a fleshly vine of the gourd family that is native to South Asia.It is also called as Benincasa hispida, White melon, Wax gourd, or White pumpkin and is hugely popular in south Asian countries. Being a cornerstone for Ayurvedic medicines, Ash Gourd is packed with rich nutrients. Ash gourd is considered ideal for weight loss because of its high water content. This superfood can fight a variety of ailments and can thwart many other health issues.
Asparagus is part of the Lily family (Did you know that?!). It comes in a range of colors including green, white and purple. It’s used in popular dishes around the world like frittatas, pastas and stir-fries. Asparagus is a good source of antioxidants and helps in improving digestion. It’s low on calories and rich in nutrients such as fiber, folate and vitamins A, C and K.
The search of nutritionists’ search for nutrient powerhouse, they say, ended with sporuts. Its been called as nature’s boon to human beings. They are rich in proteins, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Potassium, Iron and Phosphorous.
Averekai or Hyacinth Beans are the winter specialty of Karnataka. Though primarily local, Averakai has been wholeheartedly embraced by the chefs of International restaurants because of its health benefits. It is rich in Magnesium, Phosphorous, Copper, Zinc, Thiamin and Calcium
Extensively used in Asian and Oriental cooking, Baby corn has also gained popularity in the west. Baby corns are regular corns that are picked before maturing. It is one of the most imported vegetable in the world. It is low on calories and rich in fibre. It helps in stimulating digestion and promotes healthy vision.
Baby Potatoes are normal Potatoes but smaller in size. The little guys provide flexibility in the amount used compared to the bigger ones. A hard core essential in Indian kitchens, Baby Potatoes are excellent source of Vitamin C and is an excellent source of Potassium.
A Beef Tomato (British English) or Beefsteak Tomato (American English) is one of the largest varieties of cultivated tomatoes. They are large, juicy and are perfect for for eating fresh from the harvest too. Just in case you don’t feel like doing the hardwork of cutting and dicing it! It is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A and fibre.
Beetroot is a root vegetable that also is known as red beet, table beet, garden beet or just beet (it-cue in MJ). Even though it leaves an undesirable pink after color after eating it, Beets have been associated with numerous health benefits including improved blood flow, lowering blood pressure, and increased exercise performance. They are high on fiber and also constitute folate, Manganese, Potassium, Iron & Vitamin C