Beans

Papdi Bean

Surti-Papdi---Chandni---NEW-FOR-2011199-231Papdi Bean (Surti Papdi – Chandni) is an edible podded bean is especially popular in the State of Gujarat. The bean is cooked with spices and makes a great accompaniment with Indian breads like poori. It is also an essential for the vegetable medley dish called undhiyu. Seeds are pale brown in color.

A summer delight. Usually every summer in India, Indians get a surplus supply of fresh green beans which are delicious to eat and have unique taste. The whole beans look almost like green peas with shells on. The shells are harder than green peas. Vibrantly delicious flavor, wonderful texture and a wealth of health-promoting nutrients.

 

Health Benefits:

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin B
  • Manganese
  • Dietary fiber
  • Folate
  • Thiamin
  • Vitamin A
  • Phosphorous
  • Vitamin B6
  • Protein
  • Niacin
  • Magnesium
  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Zinc
  • Potassium
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