Green garlic (Hara lehsun)


You must have seen this very frequently in the markets now a days…….GREEN GARLIC available in winters generally

Green Garlic has been proven to lower cholesterol and thin the blood, which helps prevent stroke, high blood pressure and heart
disease. It also blocks the growth of cancer cells.

Green Garlic contains unique sulfuric compounds that impart many of its health benefits, acting as antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties. One of most popular health benefits of garlic is preventing cold and flu. Green garlic, when eaten fresh, contains Allicin, an exceptionally potent compound. It acts as an antibiotic, when administered both internally and externally on open wounds.

Crunchy, with a mild garlic flavor, green garlic are great in salads, soups and stir-frys.

Green garlic can be ground into a paste with chilies and salt to impart a mild garlicky flavor to the dish.

Green garlic risotto and pesto are quite popular.

And the roots are equally nutritious. …so use them too.

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