Garlic

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ABOUT THE PRODUCT 

Garlic (Allium sativa), is a plant with long, flat glasslike leaves and a papery hood around the flowers. The greenish white or pink flowers are found grouped together at the end of a long stalk. The stalk rises directly from the flower bulb, which is the part of the plant used as food and medicine. The bulb is made up of many smaller bulbs covered with a papery skin known as cloves. 

 

NUTRITIONAL FACTS 

This comes with 4.5 calories, 0.2 grams of protein and 1 gram of carbs. Garlic also contains trace amounts of various other nutrients. In fact, it contains a little bit of almost everything you need. Summary Garlic is low in calories and rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6 and manganese. 

 

BENEFITS 

The potential benefits of garlic intake for decreased risk of cardiovascular disease have been studied in a variety of conditions including heart attack (myocardial infarct), coronary artery disease (CAD), high blood pressure (hypertension), and atherosclerosis. Garlic has been used to treat illness and disease for thousands of years.2 In fact, there are biblical references to the use of garlic in medicine. 

 

STORAGE & USES 

The easiest way to store garlic at home is in mesh bags or loosely woven baskets. Garlic with flexible tops can be made into pretty braids to hang. But garlic with a stiff central stalk — often called hardneck garlic — will shatter if you try to braid it. 

Garlic Vegetable Soup

RECIPE

Ingredients

  1. 2 tsp finally chopped garlic.
  2. 1 cup chopped and boiled mixed vegetables.
  3. 1tsp oil
  4. 1/4 cup finally chopped onions
  5. salt to taste
  6. 2tbsp quick cooking rolled oats
  7. 2tbsp chopped coriander

 

Method

1.To make garlic vegetable soup, heat the oil in the deep non-stick pan, add the garlic and onions and saute on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.

  1. Add the mixed vegetables, 3 cups of water, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the oats and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 minute.
  3. serve the garlic vegetable soup Hot.

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