8 Types of green vegetables that are a must during summers
Here are 8 vegetables that are available in abundance during summers and must be a part of your diet.
1. OKRA :-
Also known as ladyfinger or bhindi, okra, is packed with fiber, vitamin c, and folate. It is widely used to make bhindi sabzi.
2. BOTTLE GOURD :-
Known as lauki and Doodhi in india, bottle gourd is a low – calorie and high – fiber vegetables that is perfect for your digestive health.
3.BITTER GOURD :-
Bitter gourd might not be likes by a majprity of people because of its bitter taste, but it is an amazing blood cleanser. you can rub salt on it to tone down the bitterness or even add jaggery to it while cooking.
4. RIDGE GOURD :-
Known as Tori in india. Ridge Gourd is a great source of vitamins C, A and K, as well as minerals like calcium , iron, and potassium.
5. CUCUMBER :-
Cucumber is 96% water and is a great way to hydrate your body during summers. you can have it in salads, smoothie , sandwiches, dips, raita etc.
6. GREEN BEANS :-
Fresh green beans are available during summers and you must them in your stir- fries and sabzi.
7. BROCCOLI :-
Broccoli is a nutritious vegetable that can be blanched, steamed , roasted, stir- fried and even grilled.
8. HERBS :-
Herbs like coriander and mint too are widely available during summer reason. Make sure you add them to your food or make cutneys using them.