Cow Peas / Black Eyed Peas

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Cow Peas / Black Eyed Peas

SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Vigna Unguiculata

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Tones the spleen, thereby enhancing the production of cells that improve immune responses of our body. Can induce the process of urination and also provide relief from leucorrhea. Good for stomach and pancreas.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Rich in proteins, essential vitamins and minerals. Cowpeas are also an excellent source of dietary fiber.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 The early stage green cowpeas are relished as a hearty green vegetable dish. The mature and dry cowpeas are soaked and prepared as main dish or used as salad fillings. Cow peas are used as flavor enhancer in many dishes.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Cow Peas / Black Eyed Peas
  • Tamil : Vellai Karamani
  • Malayalam : Vella Payaru
  • Telugu : Bobbarlu  Guggullu
  • Kannada : Alasandee
  • Hindi : Lobhiya
  • Bengali : Lobia
  • Marathi : Kale Watana

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