10 Most Nutritious Vegetables You Need To Grow In Your Garden

10 Most Nutritious Vegetables You Need To Grow In Your Garden

hese vegetables are some of the nutrient rich ones you need to grow for Rainbow Food Plate. They're also easy to grow in Containers. Try it out Now!

1. Brinjal

There are different kinds of eggplant or brinjal, including black or purple ones, but there are even more exotic varieties with red, green, white or, orange fruit. In warmer climates, you can grow them as perennials. 

Eggplant is a great source of dietary fiber, potassium, and B vitamins.

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2. Beans

Beans are easy to grow, nutritious, and delicious. The green tender pods and also dry seeds are used for culinary purposes. The various beans you can cultivate are French beans, Cowpeas, Cluster beans, Broad beans, Lima beans, Soya beans, and Garden beans.

 Beans are high in protein, complex carbohydrates, folate, and iron.


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3. Okra (Lady's Finger)

Okra is a warm-season vegetable with edible green seed pods. Okra pods can even be eaten raw. 

Okra is a rich source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium.

4. Carrot

The carrot is a root vegetable, typically orange in color, though purple, black, red, white, and yellow cultivars exist.

The roots contain high quantities of alpha- and beta-carotene and are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin K, and vitamin B6.

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5. Tomato

The tomato is an edible berry. The tomato is grown worldwide for its edible fruits, with thousands of cultivars. 

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamin C, potassium, and vitamin B6.


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6. Chilies 

Chili peppers come in varieties of colors like red, orange, yellow, or purple, peppers are nutritious and flavorful. But green bell pepper varieties are the best for growing because they mature faster than others.

Chili pepper is a great source of potassium and vitamin C.


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7. Potatoes

Potatoes are a popular starchy vegetable. It grows as underground tubers on herbaceous annuals and can easily be cultivated in home gardens.

Potatoes are a rich source of vitamin B6 and vitamin C.


8. Gourds 

There are different types of gourds in India. They come in several shapes and sizes. Bottle gourd, snake gourd, bitter gourd, sponge gourd, ridge gourd, pointed gourd, and ash gourd are some of them.

Gourds are great source of beta-carotene, potassium, and vitamin C.
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9. Cucumber 

The Cucumber is a widely-cultivated creeping vine plant. They have a mild, refreshing taste and a high water content.

Cucumber is a great source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Magnesium.


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10. Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a variety of squash. Pumpkin is a plump, nutritious orange vegetable, and a highly nutrient dense food.

Pumpkin has a range of fantastic benefits, including being one of the best-known sources of beta carotene.


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Extra reading

Vegetable Seed Online

Container Gardening: Grow Vegetables in Pots in Your Kitchen Garden

How to Grow Carrots at Home?

How to Grow Chili at Home?

How to grow capsicum at home

How to grow pumpkins from seeds


Happy Gardening!

Dr. Vandana K.