Have You Heard Of These Vegetables?

How many were you able to name?

 
Have You Heard Of These Vegetables?
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Can you believe that there are over 100 vegetables that you never know existed? Bringing to you the rare and less known vegetables from all over the world.

This Fern Plant Is A Vegetable

This is yum!
This is yum!

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Fiddlehead is a fern plant that is consumed as a vegetable. It appears similar to asparagus and grows really well during spring season. It looks thick and leafy but tastes like parsley.

Sounds Like A Fruit But Is A Vegetable

It looks like pears!
It looks like pears!

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Crystal apple cucumber is a vegetable that has originated from China. It looks as small as an apple but is tender when you cook. You can just eat as such without having to remove skin and do some extra work.

A Fibre Rich Vegetable That’s High On Carbs

Eat this vegetable under a limit
Eat this vegetable under a limit

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This vegetable is fat in structure but rich in fibre. You can hardly find this vegetable in market but there is an interesting information about it. It originates from a carbohydrate called inulin. It is not a tasty one like other vegetables but can definitely be an option if you are running low on carbs.

This Sweet Potato Is Purple

The color is adorable
The color is adorable

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Purple sweet potato is similar to a sweet potato but has a beautiful purple color and is loaded with a range of nutrients that will help you fight cancer and also develop immunity.

The Weird Looking Romanesco

How artistic is this vegetable!
How artistic is this vegetable!

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At first instance, it looks like broccoli but this one is a unique vegetable. The spiral structure of this vegetable is interesting. However, this is actually available in Roman countries and is cooked in the same way as broccoli.

This Carrot Is A Symbol Of Fertility

Fresh from the farm
Fresh from the farm

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Have you heard of carrots that indicate fertility? This Kyoto red carrot does that! You can mistake it as a plum but it is amazingly sweet and soft. You can find this vegetable on almost all the houses in Japan during the beginning of the year. If you consume this on the new year eve, it is considered as symbol of prosperity.

Kohlrabi Is An Alternative To Potatoes

You would have seen this!
You would have seen this!

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Kohlrabi is also known as turnip cabbage and has a cancer fighting property. The vegetable is used along with its leaf. The leaves are tasty too. Kohlrabi can be used in soups, vegetable wedges and salads.

If you’ve tried any of these do write to us and tell us about it.