Rocket Leaves are green coloured slightly rocket-shaped leaves. Large leaf may grow up to 8inch long. Botanically, it is known as Eruca sativa and tārā meera in Hindi. Rocket leaves are peppery in taste and tastes delicious in salads therefore, called salad rocket.
Rocket leaves or salad rocket has high vitamin A and vitamin C content. This is beneficial for vision as well as for skin maintenance. Dietary intake of these leaves also help in losing weight and stay fit and healthy. Moreover, appropriate intake also helps in detoxifying body from allergies and infections.
Always prefer buying fresh green leaves of salad rocket and avoid cooking it.