If vegetables are cooked it is important to see that the nutritive value of the vegetables should be preserved. The following tips are necessary to get the full nutritional value of the vegetables.
So kids study the tips and tell your mother about the vegetables. She will be amazed to hear from you that you have learnt so much about the vegetables.
- First whenever you take a vegetable for cooking thoroughly wash it with water.
- For boiling the vegetables add only minimum of water to prevent the loss of nutrients.
- Vegetables should be served hot.
- Unless it is necessary the skin of the vegetables should not be peeled. Since most of the rooted vegetables have their mineral deposit directly under the skin.
- To prevent the nutritive values and taste of the vegetable they should not be soaked.
- Avoid cooking vegetables in the aluminum utensils.