There is no month in which you cannot enjoy growing vegetables and then reaping the benefits. The rainy season is especially good for growing vegetables in your home garden, in a pot, or in the garden itself.
That is why here we bring the Top 20 best vegetables grown in India in the month of September.
1. Chilli Pepper
Chilli peppers (Mirchi) are one of the vegetables grown in India which are used in almost all Indian households regularly. If it is sown as a rabbit crop, September to October is the perfect time for it. They are mostly used to add spice to Indian Food. You can grow Chilli peppers in your home garden for your convenience.
Eggplant or Brinjal (baingan) is one of the species of vegetables grown worldwide for its edible fruit in the month of August-September. It is typically used in Indian houses as a vegetable. It has many other health benefits besides being rich in antioxidants.
Tomatoes (tamatar) can be grown in September in your garden area and are the most common and best source of Vitamin C and phytochemical lycopene. They are used in salads and also while cooking vegetables.
Cauliflower (gobhi) can be grown in September-October. It acts as a good source of fiber and may aid in weight loss. It is mostly used in cooking vegetables.
Cabbage (Patta gobhi) can be grown between July-November in plain areas. It is rich in Vitamin C and improves digestion and overall Liver health. It can be used as a salad or as a cooked vegetable.
Broccoli can be grown from September-November. It contains Vitamin C, K, A, B9 in high quantities. It is mostly used as a boiled vegetable or a salad.
Spinach (paalak) can be grown this month and is used as a cooked vegetable with many nutrients. It is a leafy green, contains Vitamin C, K1, iron, and calcium.
Peas (Matar) are used in vegetables and are also eaten raw. It is a good source of Zinc, Vitamin C, E, and many other antioxidants.
9. Pointed Gourd
Pointed Gourd (laukee) is grown from Feb-September. It is made in Indian kitchens due to its many health benefits. It acts as a blood purifier, improves digestion, and treats congestion.
10. Kidney Beans
Kidney Beans (Rajma) are a great source of protein, iron, carbs, copper, and Manganese. It is loved as a vegetable and is frequently made in houses.
11. French Beans
French beans are small in size and provide folate, improve heart health and decrease the risk of diabetes.
Carrots (gaajar) should be grown in the month of September as it is the best season for them. They are eaten as a salad and also used as a cooked vegetable. Carrots are loaded with Vitamin A, beta carotene, calcium, and Vitamin K.
Beetroot (chukandar) is low in calories and rich in nutrients, it aids weight loss. It includes folate, which improves heart health and decreases the risk of heart failure or high blood pressure.
Radish (mooli) is most commonly used as a salad for the health benefits that it provides. It is rich in minerals like Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium.
15. Bottle Gourd
Bottle Gourd shows some impressive benefits to our bodies. It helps reduce stress and provides better sleep. It prevents premature aging of skin and hair. It is either boiled or cooked in India.
Pumpkin (petha) is also a commonly used and consumed vegetable in India. It regulates blood pressure, offers protection against some life-threatening diseases like asthma, and prevents eye-related problems.
Zucchini (turai) is high in antioxidants and contributes to healthy digestion, it is very light to digest and improves heart health.
Lettuce is used in salads and improves bone strength, provides hydration, and improves vision. It is loved by people who love green-leafy vegetables.
Onion (pyaaz) is used in almost every vegetable because it is packed with nutrients. It is loaded with antioxidants and contains cancer-fighting nutrients.
Corn (Makki ka dana) is used in sweet corn/popcorn. Besides the good taste, it also has some amazing benefits to our health. It has Vitamin B5, B6, Niacin, and Potassium to control blood pressure and improvise heart health.
Enjoy reaping the benefits of all the above-mentioned vegetables that can be grown in India in September! Visit our blogs regularly for more content.
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