Micro greens are tender shoots of vegetable or herbs whish are approx 13 inches (2.5-7.5 cm) tall. They are consumed / harvested just after the cotyledon leaves or first true set of leaves are developed. They have an aromatic flavor and highly concentrated nutrient content and come in a variety of colors and textures. Micro greens can add sweetness and spiciness to foods.
Microgreens are easy and convenient to grow, as they don’t require much equipment or time. They can be grown year-round, both indoor or outdoors.
- Common Names : Radish, daikon, white radish, icicle radish, oriental radish, winter radish, asian radish, Indian radish, mooli
- DESCRIPTION : Radish is one of the most popular types of microgreens and an easy choice to grow. It has broad, flat, heart-shaped leaves with curved, even edges connected to slender, crunchy, pale white to green-red stems.
- FLAVOUR / TEXTURE : Radish microgreens add a fresh, crunchy, and spicy flavor to your foods. They have a pleasant peppery flavor similar to that of root radishes, but not as quite strong.
- CULINARY USAGE : Radish microgreens are great in salads and cold soups. Put radish microgreens on a burger or a sandwich and enjoy a more flavorful, crunchy, topping than regular lettuce.
- NUTRITION AND HEALTH BENEFITS : Radish microgreens have high levels of Vitamin B3 (Niacin), Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Folate, and the mineral Manganese. They also contain Vitamin A, E, and K as well as potassium, iron, phosphorus, pantothenic acid, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and beta carotenes which promote eye health, reduce risk of heart-related diseases and prevent some cancers. Radish sprouts are rich in essential amino acids and chlorophyll which has all sorts of benefits from cancer-fighting properties to digestive aid.
- Can be grown in Indian climate/weather conditions
- IMPORTANT : Seeds are only for growing at Home Garden or in field , Should Not be consumed directly in any form