Green Peas - Dried
Dried green peas are spherical and have a green color. These dried green peas have two forms: split and whole.
These little spherical beans are full of nutrients like protein, vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, magnesium, potassium, and calcium. Not only are they high in protein and fiber, but also contain potent antioxidants, which reduce the risk of cancer.
Common name: Hara vatana
Botanical name: Pisum sativum
Specie: P. sativum
Origin and History
Whole dried peas have been around for over 10,000 years. Peas originated in the Middle East and quickly expanded throughout the Mediterranean region, eventually reaching India and China.
Taste of Dried Green Peas
As two kinds of pea are available
- Yellow dried peas
- Green dried peas
Yellow dried peas have a gentler, more neutral flavor than green dried peas, which have a more earthy, vegetal flavor.
- Dried green peas are roasted, salted, and served as snacks in Japan, China, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, and Malaysia.
- Pease pudding (or "pease porridge") is a traditional British meal with dried yellow or green split peas.
Famous Dried Green Peas Recipes
You can try these savory and sweet dishes made out of dried green peas:
- Spicy Dry Green Peas Curry is a delicious and healthy dish as it is vegan, gluten-free, and low-fat, making it perfect for people on a diet.
- Matar Chaat is a flavorful combination of protein and spices, keeping you full for a long time.
- Green Peas Zucchini Sweet Pancakes help you add vegetables to your diet, especially for kids who don't like eating vegetables.
Nutritional Value of Dried Green Peas
Here are the nutritional facts of dried green peas per 100 g. According to your health needs, and food choices, you can add them to your diet to maintain a healthy and balanced diet.
Fat: 4.2 g
Fiber: 10 g
Protein: 20.5 g
Carbohydrates: 60.7 g
Cholesterol: 1 mg
Health Benefits of Dried Green Peas
- Dried green peas are a source of soluble fiber, which helps lower cholesterol levels.
- They have a good amount of insoluble fiber that helps move waste through your digestive system and keeps things moving smoothly.
- Dried green peas help reduce the risk of cancer of the potent antioxidants present in them. For example, sterols and flavonoids.
- Dried green peas include phytonutrients, which have been associated with a lower chance of breast and prostate cancer.
- They have low cholesterol making it a suitable diet for people with cardiovascular diseases.
- High protein content helps you improve your immune system, prevents heart diseases, aids muscle development, increases muscle mass, and improves skin.
- Eating protein raises appetite-suppressing hormones in the body. Slow digestion and feelings of fullness can be achieved by combining protein with fiber.
If stored in an airtight container in a cold, dry, dark location, dried green peas will last several months. If you want to keep it longer, put it in an airtight container and refrigerate it.
Good product with speedy delivery. Will try some spices next.
Good product with speedy delivery.
Will try some spices next.
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