Hiziki or Hijiki is a plant that is dark brown in color. It is bushy kind of vegetable that is mostly found in rocky coastlines around Japan, Korea, and China. To reach the maturity level, Hijiki needs to have sufficient sunlight and water. As soon as it is harvested, it can be boiled and then dried.
Once Hiziki is dried, it turns into blackish kind of color. To have a better taste it can be cooked with onions, carrots, and sweet corns. It is a source of food that can add a delicious taste to salads. Other than that it can be baked and fried with noodles and potatoes. Minerals such as iron, calcium, and magnesium are also present in a fair amount. With the regular consumption of this plant, digestion can also be improved. Anemia can be prevented to a larger extent with the use of this vegetable.