Indian spinach (Malabar Spinach) is mostly available during the monsoon. It is very easy to clean and cook and tastes more or less like spinach. This green leafy vegetable is rich in all the nutrients that are present in most green leafy vegetables. These are calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, and vitamin A. It’s especially good for women and children who have iron deficiency. It is low in calories and high in fiber. This miracle green leafy vegetable originated in Asia but is now grown in most tropical regions. It is usually cooked but can also be used raw in salads as well as in smoothies.