Green Peas

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Pisum Sativum

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Folate rich green peas would benefit expectant mothers, provides resistance against diseases, lowers cholesterol levels.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Rich in health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Fresh green peas are used in salads, casseroles etc and they are boiled with butter and spices to have it as a side dish. In india green peas is used in many dishes like mattar paneer, aloo mattar etc.

GLOSSARY :
English : Green Peas
Tamil : Pattani
Malayalam : Pattani
Telugu : Pachabatthani / Bataneelu / Gundusanighelu
Kannada : Battani
Hindi : Mutter
Bengali : Mator
Gujarati : Vatana / Mutter
Konkani : Attano / Batani
Marathi : Vatana / Mattar / Watane
Oriya : Matara / Matar
Punjabi : Kabli Chole / Mattar
Tulu : Batani
Kashmiri : Kara

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