Onion in Urdu: پیاز

Onion in Roman Urdu: Pyaaz

Talking about onions may give tears to your eyes when you cut it but when you would see the outcome of it you'll recognize how important this vegetable is in our daily lives and it surely gives different cuisines delicious flavors and color. Onions are also called bulb or common onion. In our school times, we used to grow onions in a disposable glass and to see it grow was the most amazing part. The plant of it has green leaves and a bulb, as the day passes the base of it begins to get enlarged. The height of the plant is approximately six to eighteen inches long. It is harvested in autumn when the outer layer of the onion dries and the leaves die. Onions are used all around the world and are usually eaten as it is, cooked, in chutneys, making pickles or in steaks. 

Layers of nutritional and other benefits of Onions:

  • Contains 45 calories in a single serving.
  • Gives a texture to your dish in a variety of ways.
  • Rich in Vitamin C, calcium and iron.
  • Healthy amounts of fibers are present in it as well as folic acid.
  • Free of cholesterol, fats and sodium.
  • When an insect bites you, rub onion and the redness will get healed immediately. 
  • It averts gastric ulcers.
  • Decreases or prevents osteoporosis.
Researchers say that onions are a cure against many diseases such as breast cancer, gastric disorders, diseases concerned with lungs and bladder and many others. So, for those people who dislike onions, go through the benefits and try to use it on daily basis.