Capsicum green (Capsicum annuum) are fruits that belong to the nightshade family.Capsicum green are an excellent source of vitamins A and C. Also called sweet peppers or capsicums, bell peppers can be eaten either raw or cooked.
Capsicum green is a large and mildly flavored vegetable. They can be eaten raw or cooked. This relatively sweet pepper is a round and glossy and is mostly commonly called as capsicum in India and as a bell pepper elsewhere. They are deseeded before preparation.
Like their close relatives, chili peppers, bell peppers are sometimes dried and powdered. In that case, they are referred to as paprika.
Capsicum can be eaten raw or cooked. The pepper is also used for stuffing with fillings like cheese, meat and rice. They are either used both chopped and raw while cooking and preparing salads. The rich color of capsicum not only enhances the look of the recipe but also greatly used as a flavoring agent.
Note: Cook for a short time so they retain their shape and don’t loose the lutein content.
1. It is low in calories and has zero fat. They are known to help in burning the calories in our body.
2. Green capsicums are very good for the eyes.
3. It helps to lower the blood pressure and controls our cholesterol levels.
4. Capsicum is considered a medicine for several digestion related problems.
Storage – Keep in a cold place
For more information please go though the link- https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/IngredientsProfiles/Capsicum