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botanical name: Eruca vesicaria var
arabic name: Jirjeer, Jarjeer, Kataah, Kataa

Arugula is a green leafy vegetable, mostly referred to as Garden Rocket, Rogula or Salad Rocket. It is a species of Eruca which is native to the Mediterranean region. The Arugula seeds/Tukhm-e-Tara Mera (تخم تارا میرا) is also known as Eruca Sativa.

Along with the leaves, the flower and seeds of arugula are also edible. It is popularly used in raw form as a salad and makes an excellent accompaniment with meats and pasta.

Arugula is packed with nutritional and antioxidant properties. It is also a great source of vitamins A, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese and potassium.