Horseradish is a perennial root crop, belonging to the family Brassicaceae other vegetables like cabbage, mustard, wasabi, also belong to this family. They grow abundantly multiplying each year, they are mostly planted during early summer and cultivated at next spring.
They also give the same type of irritation to the eyes as onions when cut, it is good to cut them in a well ventilated place, Also if they are exposed to air for much longer time they lose there pungency, color (become dark in color), and tastes bitter
Culinary Purpose :
Horseradish Sauce made from this horseradish roots is the popular condiment dish in UK and Poland, whereas the same sauce in US is combined with mayonnaise for salads dressing,
Nutritional Facts :
They are less in calories and saturated fat, rich in minerals, anti-oxidants, dietary fibre, vitamin C, B6, riboflavin, niacin, and folate