Hello kids !! Here we have come to you with another interesting video by I’m a kid. Today we are going to pop our heads into the world of vegetables. Have you watched your mommies in the kitchen cutting different types of vegetables into pieces? Ever wonder what does their interior look like? OK kids, stay tuned to learn more about nutritious vegetables. We are undoubtedly sure you will enjoy watching those Amazing Vegetable Stories. If you are interested in fruits too, you can visit Fruits… “kids let’s learn about some yummy fruits”
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Hey kids, do you know about a cool vegetable? This vegetable is a Cucumber. There are different types of cucumbers meaning some have smooth skins and some others have bumpy skins. By the way, they all have a lot of vitamin C. When you cut a cucumber, there are lots of white color seeds and they are safe to eat. cucumber flesh is smooth but still crunchy too.
“Cucumbers are 96% water.”
What a big vegetable it is? We call it a Pumpkin. When you cut it, you can see about 500 seeds in it. Its fleshy interior takes a yellowish color. Did you know that pumpkin first showed up itself in the Cinderella fairy tale? Pumpkins are also 90% water.
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Have you heard about Banana Pepper? They look like big chilies. When they are raw, their outer skin appears to be light green color. Once they ripen their color change to orange to red. If you cut them into halves, you will see many whitish small seeds inside.
Oh.. did you see this flower-like vegetable? It’s having greenish leaves outside. What would you call it kids? Yes, we say that is a Cabbage. Cabbage is one of the oldest vegetables in the world. There are no seeds inside cabbage and when you cut it, you just see layers of pale greenish leaves.
“There is a legend told to children that babies come from Cabbage Patches.”
This picture shows you a small plant-like vegetable. Even it has some roots. See, its stalk is whitish and has several green leaves. This is what we called Leeks. Leek is a member of the onion family. Though you cut them, there are no visible seeds in leeks. But when you keep cutting a lot of leeks, that will make tears in your eyes.
Next comes the Mr.Purple in the vegetable world. This guy is known as Eggplant. You can see some tiny seeds inside eggplant. This vegetable can be fried, sautéed, grilled, or baked. But to your surprise, eggplants are thought to be poisonous in ancient time. They believe it can even cause death which is not true at all.
Hey kids, have you notice a long finger-like vegetable? They are Ladies Fingers. From the exterior, their skin tends to be having some short hairs. When you cut them, you can see many seeds inside. Lady’s Fingers have flower-shaped cross sections. They are good for losing body weight.
Here comes another long greenish vegetable. They are called Green Beans. Do you remember the “Jack and the Beanstalk” story? There also you found this vegetable. Of course, they have bean-seeds inside, which are blackish in color and from these seeds, you can grow more bean plants.
Wow… who is this reddish fellow? It is a Beetroot. Name itself implies that this vegetable is actually an underground root. When you cut it, you will see no seeds. But the interior is also red in color. Before cooking, you have to peel off its outer skin and remove the leaves.
“Beetroot can be made into Wine”
There are so many chili varieties in the world. Bell Pepper is such a spicy guy too. You can find bell pepper in red, yellow, white, purple and green colors. They do not have much flesh inside but have a number of tiny seeds. They are nutritious vegetables. Mainly it is rich in vitamin C.
Here you go with the spiciest vegetable in this collection. These are Green Chilies. There are lots of seeds inside. Mommy adds chilies to almost all the curries she prepares. They grow in small tender plants. When they are left to ripe, the color changes from green to orange to red.
Aww… what is this perfect rounded vegetable? Looks like it has a smooth and glossy outer skin. It is called a Tomato. Have you seen its inner content? That is fleshy and juicy with seeds here and there. You need more care to handle tomatoes because they are easily squishable. You can eat tomatoes even when they are raw without cooking.
“Tomatoes were first used by the Aztec’s in Mexico.”
Do you know what rabbits love to eat? Yes, they are Carrots. They are actually roots. You can even eat the leaves of carrots. Carrots give you many health benefits too. Carrots can be cooked or eaten raw or prepared as a juice.
“Do you remember Looney Toons Bugs Bunny? He loved carrots a lot”
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Wanna look at who is this bumpy skinned vegetable? It is a Bittergourd. I know kids, you do not like to eat this because it is really bitter in taste. But keep in mind that this vegetable can filter impurities of your bloodstream and is very nutritious. You can ask your mom to cook it or fry it for a salad.
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