Onions are an indispensable ingredient in Indian cooking. Knead it in flour to fry the perfect fritters on a rainy day. Blend it for a smooth gravy, or just dice it over chaat for an additional flavour. Whatever the form, they make several dishes complete. However, did you know that onions are used since ancient times for treating headaches, heart disease and mouth sores?
Onions are a member of the same family from which garlic, shallots, leeks and chives are born- the Allium genus of flowering plants. Although every vegetable is healthy, onions come with secret benefits you probably didn't know-
Here are a few health benefits of onion to inspire you to add them to your daily nutrition-