Salad Cucumber

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Cucumis Sativus

MEDICINAL VALUE :
It is an excellent source of vitamin C, folic acid and potassium. The skin of the cucumber is rich in fibre that contains variety of minerals such as potassium, magnesium and silica.

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.

GLOSSARY :
English : Salad Cucumber
Tamil : Kakkarikai / Mullenvellari
Malayalam : Salad Vellari / Mullenvellari
Telugu : Dosa Kayi / Mullu-Vellari
Kannada : Mullu Souche Kayi / Southe Kayi
Hindi : Khira / Kheera / Kakdi
Bengali : Sasha / Sausha
Gujarati : Kakdi
Konkani : Moggey / Thoushen / Thavshen / Tause
Marathi : Sitalchinni
Oriya : Kakudi
Punjabi : Kira / Tar
Tulu : Thekkarae
Kashmiri : Laa’R

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