Description: Cabbage is one of the most highly rated leafy vegetable and a wonderful food item. It’s a vegetable which is round in shape, consisting of layers of thick leaves that grow around each other from the stem. The different varieties of cabbage are with flat or curly, tight or loose leaves in green, white, red, and purple colours. The most common is the round, light green or white head variety.
Commonly used in: Salads, soups, stews, raitha, stuffings, garnishing etc.
Health benefit: Among other things, cabbage is called a cancer inhibitor, particularly colon cancer. It also stimulates the immune system, kills harmful bacteria, soothes ulcers, and improves circulation. The outer leaves are a good source of vitamin E. Raw cabbage cleans the waste from the stomach and upper bowels which improves digestion and reduces constipation.