Onion

Onion is a spicy vegetable that is used both in fresh and dried crushed form. Among all the types of this plant garden onion is the most common. The crushed product has a whitish yellow color, a slightly sweet burning taste and a sharp “nipping” smell.Onion is a spicy vegetable that is used both in fresh and dried crushed form. Among all the types of this plant garden onion is the most common. The crushed product has a whitish yellow color, a slightly sweet burning taste and a sharp “nipping” smell.

The native land of this plant is Central Asia, but it spread rapidly throughout the world and is now cultivated almost everywhere. In Russia, onion was one of the most popular and ancient vegetables, it was used not only as a food product, but also for the prevention and treatment of many ailments.

Usage in cooking

Additive refers to the category of universal spices and is used in cooking as an ingredient for:

  • salads and vinaigrette;
  • meat and vegetable dishes;
  • sauces and gravies;
  • soups, minced meat, canned goods and so on.

Spice perfectly complements such foods as cheese, lard, cottage cheese, sausages, mushrooms, and bread. Often it becomes an important ingredient of seasonings. For example, the onion and carrot spicy mixture is very popular.

Interesting Facts

The product retains the maximum of its useful properties in a dried form. Furthermore, spicy powder does not irritate the eyes mucous membrane in contrast to the fresh vegetable.

Onion is considered to be not just a spice, but also a nutritious vitamin snack, because the plant contains different types of sugars and acids, vitamins A, C, B1 and B2, flavonoids and other useful substances.

People know numerous medicinal properties of this product. For example, onions are used as an anti-bacterial and diuretic, and as a natural remedy for the prevention of influenza and colds. Spice helps to regulate metabolism, it is used in the case of vitamin deficiency and lack of appetite, as well as for treating various diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The product is indicated for decreasing cholesterol in the blood and treating nervous disorders. It is also able to improve blood circulation by expanding the vessels, to strengthen the bone tissue.

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