Cucumber

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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

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