Shalqam (Turnip)

Shalqam (Turnip)

Turnip is a root vegetable with a green, white and purple colors and with unjust leaves and excessive cuts. This herb root is gland and in the rounded forms and or long with the white color with the purple stains on them. Turnip is not only valuable in having vitamin and mineral properties but it is also from the other parts of non-food is excelled and it is considered as one of the most important vegetables.


Signs of good Turnip

Good Turnip has three signs:

  1. Turnips should be filled; So if the middle of it is loose and go down with finger pressure it is withered and remained one and if it is cooked and consumed it will make the Gas production.
  2. Turnip outer skin should be shiny and transparent
  3. Turnips should be heavy and when you cut off the middle of it the inside must be  bright and clear.

According to research and-and scientists  reviews every hundred grams of  Turnips has 35 calories, 1 gram protein, 7 grams of sugar, 2.0 grams of fat, 1.1 grams of fiber,45 mg of sulfur, 280 mg potassium,60 mg of calcium, 36 mg vitamin C. Also hundred grams of turnip leaves have 36 kcal,3 g protein energy,4.0 grams of fat,

5.5 grams of sugar,2.1 grams of fiber,55 mg of sulfur,375 milligrams of potassium, 260 mg of calcium, 60 mg phosphorus,9 mg sodium,4.2 mg of iron and 40 mg vitamin C.


Turnip syrup

How to make Turnip syrup?

Initially, make the middle of the Turnip empty and then pour a little sugar on it. After a while, it collects water. Removed the water of it with the spoon and consume.