ladies finger
Ladies finger is a type of green vegetable, long finger like, having a small tip at the taporing end. Its head shows a bulge, lighter green in shade, which is often removed as inedible portion. The cross section cut ladies finger shows white colored round seeds spread entirely inside the vegetable. One of the peculiar signs of this vegetable is the internal stickiness. The taste is very specific to the vegetable and generally liked by children. more..
lemongrass
Lemon grass is a grey green colored tall perennial grass. It has many species. The leaves grow in bunches as a shrub and have a pointed apex. As the leaves are tough and hard, the outer leaves and the tips are cut off before serving. The grass is tall enough and the lower root attached portion is thick and inedible. Lemongrass is native to India and tropical Asia. It is widely used as a herb in Asian cuisine. It has a subtle citrus flavor and can be dried and powdered, or used fresh. more..
lettuce
Lettuce is a green leafy vegetable. They have green crispy leaves. When these leaves are broken they secrete white milky liquid which is bitter in taste. Mild in flavour, it has been used over the centuries as a salad green. Lettuce is most often used for salads, although it is also seen in other kinds of food, such as soups, sandwiches and wraps. One type is grown for its stems, which are eaten either raw or cooked. more..
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