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10 Weird Vegetables, Old Species

1. Forbidden Rice ข้าวสีม่วงต้องห้าม

Other names Red quinoa, Madagascar pink rice rice from china which is one of the varieties of black rice When ripe, it becomes dark purple. This rice is rich in anthocyanins, which are powerful antioxidants. It also contains B vitamins, vitamin E, calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc. The name Forbidden rice, which translates to forbidden rice, originates from the past where only kings and royals could eat it. This rice is probably the same variety as Thai Hom Nin rice that is purple and black with high benefits. ***Anthocyanins are phytonutrients. In the purple group, magenta, magenta, and blue are the evolution of some plant and fruit species that are produced mainly in the bark. Or in some species there is a lot of tissue inside as well. This substance reduces the damage caused by sunlight. It's like a UV protection. It is like a dark pigment melanin that protects the skin from sunlight. with this feature Anthocyanin compounds are therefore very useful in nutrition. considered an antioxidant Against and prevent some types of cancer***

2. Margenta Sunset Chard ผักชาร์ดก้านสีม่วง

Other names Flamingo chard, Rainbow chard Chard is a salad vegetable. But this species is special in that it has a purple color on the petiole. Can be eaten both to be cooked Or eat it fresh with a little chilled, it's delicious. Its beautiful colors can also be used to decorate food to look appetizing. 3. Dragon Tongue Bush Bean ถั่วแขกลิ้นมังกร

Other names: Golden wax bean, Royal burgundy beans If translated directly, it probably means that the dragon tongue bean. This bean is an old Dutch variety. It has a purple interspersed across the pea pods with a light yellow background. It can be prepared as a meal, either eaten fresh or heated. For example, blanched and eaten as a side dish with steaks. Add to soups or stews. Its taste is unique. 4. Watermelon Radish หัวแรดิชแตงโม

Other names: Black spinach radish, Brightest breakfast eadish This turnip, when fully grown, is about the size of a baseball. Its flavor is slightly spicy. The texture is softer and succulent than common beets. With a green rind and a bright pink inner flesh with a melon-like appearance, this is how it got its name. All beets are rich in ascorbic acid, or vitamin C, folic acid, and potassium, and are also a great source of calcium, magnesium and copper. 5. Weebee Little Pumpkins ฟักทองจิ๋ว

Other names: Amish pie pumpkins, Casper pumpkin America's Oldest Miniature Pumpkin It's small in size, sweet in taste, and high in calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, vitamin A and beta-carotene. Popularly used as a candle in the Halloween party. 6. Sweet Chocolate Peppers พริกหวานช็อคโกแล็ต

Other names: Bullnose sweet peppers, Purple beauty pepper This chocolate giant bell pepper is green first and then gradually It turns a deep reddish-brown color similar to the color of chocolate as it ripens. The flesh is bright red. The taste is sweet and delicious to eat as a salad. or a side dish to eat with steak. 7. Precoce d’Argenteuil Asparagus หน่อไม้ฝรั่งสีม่วง

Other names Mary Washington asparagus It is an old French vegetable. Surprisingly flavorful, tender, hardy plant that will last for many years. The best yielding period is the first 2-3 years. The stems are green. The tip is purple. 8. Japanese White Egg Eggplant มะเขือสีขาว

ชื่ออื่นๆ Rosa Bianca eggplant, Thai green eggplant similar to the eggplant of Thailand. 9. Violetta Italia Cauliflower ดอกกะหล่ำสีม่วง

Other names: Romanesco cauliflower, Rosalind The color of the purple cauliflower was so intense. It is rich in dietary fiber. Folate and Vitamin C And of course, the purple color found in vegetables and fruits is a compound we call anthocyanin, an antioxidant that is many times more powerful than vitamin C. Help reduce the incidence of blood clots and resist heart disease. 10. White Star Sprouting Broccoli บร็อคโคลี่ดาวสีขาว

Other names Purple sprouting Rudolph, Zamboni Rapini broccoli with white flowers In some species, it is also purple. But the white variety has a sweet taste. And the taste is softer than the purple variety. Its flower bushes will gradually grow from a small bouquet. then spread out Not as bushy as we see in common broccoli. It is rich in vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6 and vitamin B9. Cr.anyapedia