Stress-freeRemoval ofPesticides &Chemicals from Vegetables & Fruits

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Vegetables and fruits are source of good life. However, there is a lurking danger that such edibles contains greater amount of pesticides and chemicals. Doctors and health professionals always advise us to have fresh fruits, vegetables, green leafy items, but in the current situation we can’t have anything raw without proper cleaning. In today’s blog we shall discuss how to remove chemicals and pesticides from fruits. Otherwise the effect will be opposite. The recent study reports conducted in various reputed centres shows that almost all fruits and vegetable available in market contains toxic and unhealthy substances. The main problem is with the pesticide. If you care well during the precooking you can eliminate these harmful things through simple steps and can consume healthy meal.

List Of Vegetables and fruits with High chemical and pesticide content

 

Cabbage,

Carrot, Radish and Drum stick   

Cauliflower

Capsicum, Tomato, Green chilly

Curry leaves, Mint leaves

Coriander leaves

Ginger

Spinach, Celery leaves

Beans

Ladies finger, Cucumber, Brinjal

Cabbage-

  • Remove the 3-4 outer leaves
  • Wash well in fresh water repeatedly
  • make dry by wiping with cotton cloth
  • Keep it in fridge

Carrot, Radish and Drum stick

  • Wash first in fresh water for many times
  • Keep it dry and store in fridge
  • Before cooking, scrape the item well and wash

Cauliflower

Remove the stem and leaves

Separate the petals and keep it in vinegar/salt solution

Vinegar solution concentration: 20ml in 1 liter water

Salt Solution concentration: 20gm in 1 litre

Soak the vegetables for 10 minutes

Wash repeatedly well in fresh water

Make dry and keep in fridge in a plastic container

Capsicum, Tomato, Green chilly

  • Soak the item in vinegar solution for 10 mts
  • Solution concentration: 20ml in 1 lter water
  • Make it dry, remove the stem of the item
  • Keep in fridge within a closed container

Curry leaves, Mint leaves

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  • Soak the Items in vinegar or tamarind solution
  • Vinegar solution concentration: 20ml in 1 litre water
  • Salt Solution concentration: 20gm in 1 litre
  • 2 table spoon tamarind paste in 1 litre water
  • Keep it for 10 minutes
  • Wash repeatedly in fresh water
  • Keep covered with cotton cloth in container
  • Keep it in fridge

Coriander leaves

  • Remove the root of coriander plant
  • Before use soak in salt or vinegar solution
  • Time:10 minutes for soaking
  • Wash well in fresh water before use again

Ginger

  • Wash repeatedly in fresh water
  • make dry and keep in fridge
  • Before use scrape the covering and wash well

Spinach, Celery leaves

  • Cut and remove the route portion first
  • Soak in salt/vinegar/tamarind solution
  • After 10 minutes wash in fresh water
  • Make dry and keep in fridge

Beans

  • Scrub with soft scrub pad first in water
  • keep 10 minutes to soak
  • Use vinegar/tamarind solution
  • Wash well in fresh water
  • Make dry and keep in fridge

Ladies finger, Cucumber, Brinjal

  • Scrub items with scrubber and wash
  • Keep 10 minutes in salt/vinegar/tamarind solution
  • Make it dry and keep in fridge

Follow the above mentioned easy and affordable how to remove chemicals and pesticides from fruits. Just remember a toxin-free fruits and vegetable can do wonders to your health.

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