Vegetable production in Nepal is very important where the minimum requirement vegetableintake is very low. Vegetable is very nutritious food and are considered to be protective foodsince they contain high amount of vitamins and minerals and they have medicinal value also. As per the standards laid down by the dietician and nutritionists, the minimum requirement of thevegetable per capita per day is 300 grams. Vegetable also supply dietary fiber (Cellulose, Hemicellulose, lignin), which is essential for normal peristaltic action of the intestine. The intake of vegetables was extremely low before 1970s.As estimated by Vegetable Development Directorate (VDD) in 1985, per capita annual vegetableconsumption in early 1980s was about 45 kg and in the latest estimation, it has reached to about95 kg. Still it is not sufficient for minimum requirement which is 104 kg/person/year. Thereforeoffseason vegetable production may help provide minimum requirement of vegetables to Nepalese people by producing all the year round.