National Vegetable of India

Kaddu, Also called Indian Pumpkin is The Most Popular And Consider As A National Vegetable of India. The most famous Curried dish is called ‘Meetha Kaddu’ sweet Pumpkin dry Curry. It is really not a sweet dish. It is Savory Curry with a Hint of Sugar.

Pumpkin is good for health and heart. The fiber, potassium, and vitamin C content in pumpkin.

According to Some research, consuming enough potassium may be almost as important as decreasing sodium intake for the treatment of hypertension, or high blood pressure.

Pumpkin also provides a range of essential vitamins and minerals, including:

  • vitamin A
  • vitamin C
  • vitamin E
  • riboflavin
  • potassium
  • copper
  • manganese
  • thiamin
  • vitamin B-6
  • folate
  • pantothenic acid
  • niacin
  • iron
  • magnesium
  • phosphorus

The origin of Pumpkins very old like 7,500 to 5,000 BC. It is the oldest plants on earth and Originated in North America.

It grown for commercial purposes and also for food, and recreational. The general weight of Pumpkins is between 3 and 8 kilograms (6 and 18 lb). The purpose of growing Pumpkins all around the world for a variety of reasons ranging from agricultural purposes.

The pumpkins colors derives from orange carotenoid pigments.

Ref :

  • https://www.quora.com/What-is-Indias-national-vegetable

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