Pigeon Peas

About the product: 

A yellow-colored lentil that is flat on one side and oblong in form, it is commonly used in Indian cuisine. Arhar dal or split toor (tuvar) dal are two frequent names for pigeon pea. Its origins may be traced back to the eastern section of peninsular India. It serves as both a meal and a cover crop. It is ususally served with a hot bowl of rice. It has a nutty, mild taste. They were first farmed 3500 years ago, and now, over 4.3 million pounds of pigeon peas are produced each worldwide, with India accounting for 82%.

Nutritional Value:

Pigeon Peas is extremely nutritious since it is high in proteins and amino acids. They’re also a good source of vitamin C. It has a high dietary fibre content and is cholesterol-free. They also contain thiamine, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, copper and manganese, it also provides an adequate amount of iron and selenium.

Health Benefits:

Its high carbohydrate content aids in maintaining a healthy blood sugar level while also providing energy. Some of the health benefits of Pigeon Peas are:

  • Maintains blood pressure
  • Prevents anemia
  • Aids weight loss
  • Helps to boost energy
  • Promotes a health heart
  • Improves digestive health