White peas can be cooked in different ways to prepare an assortment of dishes. You can use white peas to make creamy soups, baked beans, Pea puddings, veggie combinations, kurma, pea fried rice, and more. It is not only simple and quick to prepare, but also healthy and nutritious. These legumes supply your body with fiber, proteins, folic acid, iron, thiamin, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and manganese. It restores the iron levels and prevents the risk of anemia and iron deficiency in young girls, menopausal, and pregnant women.
White Peas relieve body cramps, muscle aches, and speeds up the healing of wounds, cuts, and injuries. Munching on a bowl of steam-cooked white peas reduces fatigue, dizziness, and weakness and makes you feel energized during the day. The proper clotting of blood takes place instantly, preventing heavy blood loss during accidents, trauma, or injuries. Consuming white peas enhances memory, concentration power, and active focus. It improves the agility of the mind for quick thinking, uplifts the mood, and reduces hypertension. Being low on calories and cholesterol, you can consume white peas to your heart’s content without feeling guilty.
White peas are small legumes, fat-free and rich in minerals hence, they are an effective source of cholesterol-lowering fibre. Before cooking, soak them in water for some time because of the tough coating lying outside.
Dried peas are produced by harvesting the peapods when they are fully mature and then drying them. Once they are dried and the skins removed, they split naturally. While we generally associate dried peas with a deep green color, they are also available in a yellowish-white(safed) color, which offers a more delicate flavor. Parboiling is a cooking technique in which soaked Hara vataana are partially cooked in boiling water, but removed before it is cooked all the way through. Many recipes call for parboiled peas as they take longer to cook. Parboiling them in advance ensures that they get completely cooked in the final dish.