Cluster Beans

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Lowers blood cholesterol levels. Useful in weight loss and diabetes treatment. Important for maintaining strong bones and proper development of fetus.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Rich source of protein and dietary fiber.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Cooked as a side dish that is generally eaten with Indian chapatti/roti or rice. The gum in cluster beans is used in ice creams, bakery products and also as a stabilizer in cheese and cold meat processing.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Cluster Beans
  • Tamil : Kothavara
  • Malayalam : Kothamara
  • Telugu : Goruchikkudu
  • Kannada : Gori Kayi
  • Hindi : Guar-Ki-Phalli
  • Bengali : Jhar Sim
  • Gujarati : Govar
  • Marathi : Govari
  • Oriya : Guanra Chhuin
  • Punjabi : Guara-Di-Phalli

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