Red Cow Peas

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Vigna Unguiculata

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Tones the spleen, stomach and pancreas. Helps induce urination and relieves damp conditions like leucorrhea

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 100g of cooked peas provide: 128 calories, 0g fat, 7.5g protein, 25g carbohydrates, 7.3f of dietary fibre, 8 mg sodium, folate, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium, iron, manganese and zinc

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Added in curries, upperi, thoran, stir fries etc.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Red Cow Peas
  • Tamil : Karamani Payir / Thatta Payir
  • Malayalam : Vanpayar / Thattapayeru
  • Telugu : Alasandulu / Bobbarlu
  • Kannada : Barboti Kolai / Alasande / Tadagani
  • Hindi : Lobhia / Bora
  • Bengali : Barbati
  • Konkani : Chevli / Alsandae Sango
  • Marathi : Chavli
  • Oriya : Chani / Bargada
  • Punjabi : Raung
  • Tulu : Lathanae
  • Recipes with red cow peas:

    1) Vanpayar Paayasam/Red Cow Peas Payasam
    Vanpayar Paayasam/Red Cow Peas Payasam
    2) Tapioca Paratha
    Mambayar (Van Payar-Red Cow Peas) Upperi
    3) Olan – Brahmin Special
    Olan – Brahmin Special

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