Leeks - லீக்ஸ்
Pleasant, delicate sweet flavored leeks are cylindrical leafy stalks obtained from the onion-family plant, in the Allium genus. They are biennial, tall, slender herbs with a long cylindrical stem composed of concentric layers of overlapping leaves. They commonly employed as vegetables in stir-fries in many parts of Asia, Europe, and America.
Leeks contain many unique flavonoid antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins that have proven health benefits.
Leeks are moderately low in calories. 100 g fresh stalks carry 61 calories. Further, their elongated stems provide good amounts of soluble and insoluble fiber.
- Energy 61Kcal
- Carbohydrates 14.15g
- Protein 1.50g
- Total Fat 0.30g
- Dietary Fiber 1.80g