Red Gram / Pigeon Pea

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Cajanus Cajan

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Supplies protein requirement for vegetarians. Rich in lysine, riboflavin, thiamine, niacin and iron.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Good source of dietary fibre, protein, thiamin, magnesium, phosphorus, pottasium, copper, folate and magnesium. Very low in saturated fat and cholesterol

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Used to make curries and the popular kerala snack, parippuvada.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Red Gram / Pigeon Pea
  • Tamil : Thovarai / Thuvaram Paruppu / Mysore Paruppu
  • Malayalam : Thuvara Parippu
  • Telugu : Missu Pappu / Kandi Pappu / Kandulu Pasupu
  • Kannada : Thugari Bele / Thoragi Bele / Masoor Dhal / Thogari Kaalu
  • Hindi : Rahar /Arhar Dal
  • Bengali : Arhar Dal / Moshoor
  • Gujarati : Tuver Dal / Thuvare
  • Konkani : Toree Daali
  • Marathi : Tur Dal
  • Oriya : Harada / Masoora Dali
  • Punjabi : Tuar Dhal
  • Tulu : Thogari Salai
  • Kashmiri : Arhar Dal

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