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  • Published
    13th Oct, 2020
  • It is locally called gulabieerulli.
  • It is a variety of onion grown in and around Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • These are not cultivated in any other place in India.
  • The onions of this variety have bulbs with flat base and are spherical.
  • These have deep scarlet red colour, anthocyanin, phenols and high pungency.
  • They also contain higher levels of protein, phosphorus, iron and carotene.
  • It got the Geographical Indication tag in 2015.