Green leafy vegetables (GLVs) are a blessing for a safe and healthy life and have been used for centuries. They are considered an essential part of food to meet daily nutritional requirements. GLV can be used fresh as a salad or cooked/processed according to the consumer’s taste. Due to the increased awareness among consumers about natural and organic foods, these are gaining popularity among people day by day. These occupy a high position in the food pyramid and are an essential part of a balanced diet. Vegetables are suitable for weight control due to their low calorie value. GLVs are a rich source of nutrients, high in dietary fiber, low in lipids, and rich in folate, ascorbic acid, vitamins K, Mg, and K. They also carry large amounts of phytochemicals such as β-carotene flavonoids. The good nutritional profile of GLV is beneficial in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer. GLVs are also ideal for people with type 2 diabetes due to their high Mg content.