Cucumbers belong to the cucurbit family and are creeper plants. They are an everyday delicacy in salads and sandwiches all around the world. The cucumber is a native of India and has been cultivated here for the last 3,000 years. For the plant to bear fruit, its flower needs to be pollinated externally from another cucumber plant. They should be harvested when they 2 to 6 inches long and green in colour. It's a bad sign if they are turning yellow.
% of Daily Recommended Dietary Allowance satisfied by 100g of raw produce.