Spring onions come with a crisp texture and sweet flavor. They are moist with thin, white flesh and a green stem. The green stems are hollow, bitter and pungent.
Storage and Uses
Can be refrigerated for about 2 weeks. Do not keep them at room temperature for more than 2 days as moisture content causes them to mold. Spring onions can be eaten raw. They can be chopped and added to salads too.
Used as a seasoning in curries, pakodas and several other snacks.
Spring onions are an excellent source of sulfur that reduces the risk of cancer and lowers blood sugar levels. They are rich in fiber and aid digestion.
Rich in vitamin A that is needed for eyesight. They also help fight against cold and flu.