Sometimes called 'butter beans' because of its starchy and buttery texture, vall has a delicate flavour that complements a wide variety of dishes. you will find them in various shapes and sizes, Ranging from cream- coloured flat long beans, to broad hard beans and off white oval-shaped dal. This versatile ingredient is used commonly in Maharashtrian, Gujarati and parsi kitchens in traditional recipes like vangi ani Vaal, dalimbi ,walor muthia nu Shaak,Tottori dal etc.
Heera Butter beans, or large lima beans, are big, flattish beans that range from pale yellow to white. The small, pale green, kidney-shaped beans that you may recognize as limas are actually baby limas. Butter beans have a velvety texture and rich, savory, almost buttery flavor. They are great baked or braised, and in chowders and succotash.
Like a black mung bean but slightly sweeter and creamier, use in the same way as mung beans. A base for many dals and goes well with red kidney beans cooked together. Urid Beans are a good source of protein and are high in dietary fibre.
Available in 500g bags.
Pumpkin seeds are rich in Minerals & Vitamins such as Potassium, Phosphorous, Magnesium, Vitamin B6 and Thiame. These seeds are also a good source of the essential acid Omega 3. These seeds also have a relatively low calorie value when compared to other seeds.
Pigeon peas are tasty legumes that are popular in Indian, Caribbean and African cooking, and make a healthy addition to any meal. They have a rich nutty flavor and provide protein, B-complex vitamins, and minerals, including potassium. Pigeon peas can be used in a variety of dishes, like Arroz con Gandules, which is a holiday meal combining rice and pigeon peas. Try them in your own side dishes or soups for a boost of nutrition at every meal.