Red, juicy and plump with nutrients, tomatoes are an important part of a quintessential Indian spread. The classic tangy punch of tomatoes is irreplaceable. Not just for us, if you look across, Spanish, Italian, Mexican cuisines are all dominated by the red and juicy wonder.
Apart from its distinct flavour, it is one of the richest sources of vitamin C and beta carotene, all of them support heart health. They are also abundantly loaded with lycopene, which reduces the risk of high cholesterol, protect eyes and skin, and boost immunity and heart health. Vitamin K, B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6 and minerals such as potassium, manganese and iron further make tomatoes a popular superfood.