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.
Moth Beans also known as mut, mot, mat, papillion, haricot or dew bean. The moth beans are very small and brownish in colour, with a creamy yellow coloured interior. Similar in taste to the mung bean, but with a nuttier flavour, these tiny beans are simmered with other vegetable or lentils for a staple curry in North India.
Also known as mut, mot, mat, papillon, haricot or dew bean, the moth bean is very small and brownish in color, with a creamy yellow colored interior. Similar in taste to the mung bean, but with a nuttier flavour, these tiny beans are simmered with other vegetables for a staple curry in North India.
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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.
Commonly known as ‘Kala chana’ (Hindi) in India, chickpeas are a part of the vegetarian diet in India. These are basically legumes belonging to the Fabaceae family. The plants are short in height and are mostly found in tropical and subtropical regions. The seeds are excellent sources of protein. There are generally two varieties of chickpeas, ‘desi’ and ‘kabuli’. The ‘desi’ variety comprises of darker smaller seeds having a rough outer covering whereas the ‘kabuli’ variety are comparatively larger light colored beans with a smoother coat.
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.