Cucumber

Cucumber

Scientific Name :

Cucumis Sativus

Medicinal Value :

It is an excellent source of vitamin C, folic acid and potassium.

Nutrient Value :

Rich in vitamin K, pottasium, magnesium, traces of sodium and anti oxidants.

Culinery and Other Values :

Cucumber is used in many Indian dishes like Avial, Sambhar etc.

Glossary :

  • English : Cucumber
  • Tamil : Vellarikka
  • Malayalam : Vellarikka
  • Hindi : Khira / Kheera / Kakdi
  • Bengali : Sasha / Sausha
  • Marathi : Sitalchinni