Onion is a root which is almost like a staple in Indian food. This is also known to be one of the essential ingredients of raw salads. They come in different colours like white, red or yellow and are quite in demand in cold salads and hot soups.
You can dice, slice or cut it in rings and put it in burgers and sandwiches. Onions emit a sharp flavour and fragrance once they are fried; it is due to the sulphur compound in the vegetable. Onions are known to be rich in biotin.Most of the flavonoids which are known as anti-oxidants are concentrated more in the outer layers, so when you peel off the layers, you should remove as little as possible.
Rich in Fibers and has other important vitamins & nutrients Good source of manganese, copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Dietary Fibers
Cholesterol-Free, Sodium-Free, Low calorie, Low in Saturated Fat, Fat-Free.
Can be used in curries, snacks and salads and with other foods. It is a versatile vegetable that can be used raw, sauteed, caramelized, roasted, deep fried, pureed or boiled as required.
It lends itself very well to almost any cuisine. It can be consumed with salads, curries or chutneys.
Store in a cool dry place, need not refrigerate.Freezing onions, soaking them under water and keeping the root intact before chopping are some methods to reduce tears while chopping them.
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