List of Vegetables Grown in West Betngal

Published on: 12.03.2024
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Live in the eastern part of the country and want a veggie garden? We’ve got this List of Vegetables Grown in West Bengal to help you out!

This List of Vegetables Grown in West Bengal will show you the different kinds that you can grow, and also the areas where they’re grown best and most widely. Stay tuned!

List of Vegetables Grown in West Bengal

1. Beans (फलियाँ)Vegetables Grown in West Bengal 1

You’ll find many popular beans, like French beans, growing throughout Bengal. The state is one of the largest producers of beans and they’re most prominent in Nadia and Murshidabad.

2. Bottle Gourd (लौकी)Vegetables Grown in West Bengal 2

West Bengal’s warm and humid climate is perfect for Bottle Gourd, which is why it’s cultivated across the state. It’s really common in Birbhum and Murshidabad.

3. Spinach (पालक)Vegetables Grown in West Bengal 2

Spinach is a winter favorite, and Hooghly and Howrah in West Bengal have ideal conditions for its growth. Plus, it’s really simple to grow.

4. Brinjal (बैंगन)West Bengal Grown Vegetables 2

Brinjals (Eggplants) enjoy the warm climate of West Bengal, too. The best high-quality brinjals come from Bankura and Purulia.

5. Cabbage (पत्ता गोभी)West Bengal Grown Vegetables 3

Cabbage is not as common as the ones above but is prominent in the higher hills of Darjeeling and Kalimpong.

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6. Ladyfinger (भिंडी)West Bengal Grown Vegetables 4

Ladyfingers (Okra) also grow really well in West Bengal’s climate and are majorly produced in Murshidabad and Nadia.

7. Radish (मूली)Grown Vegetables in West Bengal

Many radish varieties are available throughout the year in West Bengal. In fact, the alluvial plains in the Northern part of the state are great for winter radishes.

8. Tomato (टमाटर)Grown Vegetables in West Bengal 1

Tomatoes are grown year-round in Bardhaman and Hooghly districts. They have a strong reputation for cultivating great ones.

9. Cucumber (खीरा)Grown Vegetables in West Bengal 3

Cucumbers are grown extensively here, and Murshidabad and Nadia are high-yielders of these vegetables.

10. Lettuce (सलाद पत्ता)Grown Vegetables in West Bengal 4

West Bengal is suitable for many leafy greens, but Lettuce is a bit scarce as it needs colder temperatures. So, it is mostly grown in Kalimpong and Darjeeling.

11. Chillies (मिर्च)

West Bengali Vegetables Grown 1

How can Bengalis not grow chillies? They’re a key ingredient in their cuisine and are grown almost everywhere in the state. The Northern part is known for its hotter varieties.

12. Potato (आलू)West Bengali Vegetables Grown 2

Potatoes are a major winter-grown vegetable in West Bengal and are widely grown in the alluvial plains of the Ganges River Delta.

13. Cauliflower (फूलगोभी)West Bengali Vegetables Grown 3

Just like cabbage, cauliflowers also need colder temperatures to grow which is why this vegetable is grown in hills (Darjeeling and Kalimpong).

14. Onion (प्याज)

West Bengali Vegetables Grown 4

How can we forget Onions? They’re also quite common, but the distinct varieties from Patna and Birbhum are the sought-after ones.

15. Lentils (दाल)West Bengali Vegetables Grown 3

Lentils like chickpeas (चना) and Kidney beans (राजमा) are also popular vegetables grown in West Bengal. Barishal and Dinajpur districts are known for their lentil production.

16. Pepper (काली मिर्च)West Bengali Vegetables Grown 5

Peppers are not as popular as chillies in the state, but they’re still grown in the Terai and Dooars on the North side.

17. Turmeric (हल्दी)West Bengali Vegetables

Turmeric is grown in some parts of the Birbhum and Dinajpur districts and is a widely used spice in West Bengal. It also holds medicinal value.

18. Ginger (अदरक)West Bengali Vegetables 1

Areas like Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri are known for their ginger as it grows really well in the tropical climate and moist soil found here.

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