Packed with rich nutrients, cauliflower or cabbage flower is one of the commonly used flower-vegetables. Its compact flower heads hold numerous health benefiting phtyo-nutrients such as vitamins, indole-3-carbinol, sulforaphane etc., that help prevent overweight, diabetes and offer protection from prostate, ovarian, and cervical cancers.

Botanically, the flower head is a member in the cruciferous or brassicaceae family of vegetables. It has similar nutritional and phyto-chemistry profile as that of other brassica family veggies like broccoli and cabbage

ikewise that of broccoli, cauliflower head too is made up of tightly clustered florets that begin to form but halted at bud stage. This cool-season vegetable prefers fertile rich adequate moisture in the soil to flourish. Several cultivars exist other than common snow-white variety, including green, orange, purple, and romanesco heads.