Yellow round cucumber

Vegetable Description

Other common name: Lemon Cucumber.  Local names: Nellore variety - Dosakai.

This versatile cucumber is sweet and flavorful, and doesn't have much of the chemical that makes other cucumbers bitter and hard to digest. It is low in fat and cholesterol. The flavor is more delicately sweet and less acidic than the common green cucumber.


Most of the cucumbers varieties have around 95 % of water content which is a great way to increase the fiber and water intake. There is a high content of Vitamins A, B6 and C present in the flesh of the cucumber. In addition to that these cucumbers are said to have a high concentration of minerals such as Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium and Silica.

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