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Keera 500g

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Organic Keera from our own OrganicSiri® farms. We home deliver trusted healthy organic food in Hyderabad. Fiber and water-rich keera aids in the maintenance of hydration. They can be consumed fresh and pickled; they can be eaten as a low-calorie snack or used to a variety of salads to add taste.

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Organic Keera from OrganicSiri®

Low in calories and high in water and soluble fiber, an excellent choice for encouraging hydration and weight loss. The flesh also has a melon-like, mildly pleasant aroma. It can be eaten raw or cooked and a number to healthy recipes are prepared using them. Cucumbers are rich in nutrients and a deliciously refreshing food.

Scientific name

Cucumis sativus

Also known as

Cucumber, Salad cucumber, Kheera, English cucumber, Summer squash, Kakdi, Gherkin

Nutrition

Salad cucumbers are low in calories but high in water as well as a number of essential vitamins and minerals. They should be eaten with the peel on to get the most nutrients. They are high in antioxidants. Applying them to skin may help to alleviate sunburn pain and skin damage.

How to use Keera

Kheera are excellent for raw, juice and cooked forms. They can be eaten raw as a snack or mixed with other vegetables to make a refreshing salad. They are also used in sandwich, soups and wraps. They can be sliced and used for pickling in addition to salads.

Cultivation highlights

This crop requires sandy loam soils that are rich in organic matter and have good drainage. Irrigation should be regularly monitored to maintain moisture. Salad cucumber from OrganicSiri is grown in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.

Storage

The high water volume can lead to problems when trying to store them for an extended period of time. It is advised to store kheera in the fridge; they will go bad much faster if they are stored at room temperature. Place them in a zip lock bag otherwise they will quickly turn wrinkly and change texture. It is not recommended to cut and store it because it will lose its nutritional value.

Availability

It can be grown throughout the year; it is a warm season crop.

How to buy Organic Keera

We deliver fresh organic vegetables, organic fruits and organic staples across Hyderabad. Here is how to order online: How to order organic food?

Read also

https://food.ndtv.com/lists/10-best-cucumber-recipes-1204555

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Dimensions20 × 20 × 10 cm

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