Common name: Onion
Scientific name: Allium cepa
Germination time: 2-3 days
Harvest time; 7-10 days
Flavour: Sweet and spicy. Pungent
Nutrition: Onion microgreens contain Vitamins, A, B, C and E, calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, and amino acids.
Health benefits: Onion microgreens help increase the enzymatic activity throughout the body, prevent anemia, lower cholesterol, reduce blood pressure, as well as with weight loss.Onion 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