What are Kharif and Rabi vegetables?

Vegetables can be categorised based on the season of sowing the seeds.

  1. Kharif (Monsoon) or Summer Season Vegetables
    1. Fruit Vegetables: Brinjal, Chillie, Tomato, Lady’s Finger, Beans, Broad beans, Alsandhi (Cowpea), Leema Bean, Cluster beans, Drumstick, French beans, Amaranthus
    2. Bulbs: Onions
    3. Creeper Vegetables: Bitter Gourd, Red pumpkin, Tinda, WaterMelon, Pumpkin, Sweet Potato, Ash Gourd, Double beans, Bottlegourd, Little gourd, Ridge Gourd, Smooth Gourd, Snake Gourd, Cucumber, Musk Melon
  2. Rabi (Winter) Season Vegetables
    1. Fruit Vegetables: Brinjal, Tomato, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Celery, Peas, Lettuce, Spinach (Palak), Alsandi (cowpea), Beans, Avare (Indian bean/lab lab), Dill, Fenugreek
    2. Roots & Bulbs: Onions, Garlic, Carrot, Radish, Beetroot, Knolkhol, Turnip, Potato
    3. Creeper Vegetables: Bitter Gourd, Cucumber, Musk melon, Watermelon

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