Common name: Mustard, Sarso da saag
Scientific name: Brassica juncea
Classification: Herbaceous plants
Bloom time: All seasons
Harvest: 40-45 Days
//Easy to grow//
Nutritional importance: Their leaves contain significant amounts of calcium, copper, and vitamins C, A, and K, while their seeds are particularly rich in fiber, selenium, magnesium, and manganese. Mustard leaves can be eaten raw or cooked, making them a versatile addition to salads, soups, and stews.
Mustard microgreens are usually ready to harvest in 7-10 days. Microgreens are richer sources of various micronutrient especially vitamins and minerals. Some of the lipophilic vitamins are much higher in microgreens than mature parts. Like vitamin E content of microgreens is forty times higher than the mature parts. Anti-nutritional factors like nitrates and nitrite contents are low in microgreens. In addition to this microgreens are a dense source of various bioactive compounds. Microgreens are used in salads, sandwich and soups. It can also be used for stuffing parantha and other Indian foods