Rocket Leaves (100gm)

Rocket Leaves (100gm)

Price: ₹ 39.00  

1 pkt

Overview

Rocket leaves are arugula or salad rocket, which is a very much essential and nutritious green-leafy vegetable. The taste of these leaves is bitter and peppery, which is used for making a salad vegetable.
Rocket leaves are available throughout the year and grow in well-watered fertile soil and an equal amount of sunlight. The plantation of these leaves is done in the winter season and is being harvested within 40 days.
These leaves are approximately 2–3ft in height and bear a creamy white coloured flower. It is a bit same as spinach lettuce and grows above the soil. Fresh rocket leaves are available online with a vast nutritional profile for a healthy diet.

 

Nutritional profile

 

  • Rocket leaves contain the composition of vitamins such as 75% vitamin A, 29% vitamin C, 3% vitamin E, 90% vitamin K, 4% fibre, and minerals such as 16% calcium, 8% copper, 18% iron, and 5% zinc.
  • Rocket leaves contain 3% fat, 5% protein, and photochemical, which is beneficial for health and has no cholesterol.

 

Health benefits

 

  • Rocket leaves are low in calories and are rich sources of photochemical such as indoles, thiocyanates, sulforaphane, and isothiocyanates, which protect us from the breast, ovarian cancers.
  • Green leaves contain beta-carotene, vitamin A and flavonoid, which help humans protect them from skin disease, lung disease, and cancers.
  • Rocket leaves contain vitamin-C and help in boosting the immunity of the body and produces a new red blood cell.

 

Uses

 

  • You can buy rocket leaves online and use it as pizza toppings and in pasta.
  • Crushed, dried, sliced rocket leaves are used in dressing or garnish salad or dishes.

 

Recipes

 

Following are the recipes using rocket leaves:

1. Rocket Leaves Salad

Ingredients: 250 gm beetroot, 200gm rocket leaves, 2 teaspoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon vinegar, 1 teaspoon honey, 1/2 tsp salt black pepper as per taste

Cooking steps: Combine olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt, and black pepper in one bowl. Now add sliced rocket leaves and beetroot and mix/toss it well. Now it's ready to serve, eat and maintain body diet.

 

2. Rocket Leaves Juice

Ingredients: 3 sliced cucumbers, 1 cup peeled lime, 1 cup sliced green apple, (200 gm) rocket leaves, 1 cup sliced beetroot, and 1 chopped ginger

Cooking steps: Add all the ingredients in a juicer jar, blend it. At last, pour into a glass and serve.