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TOOR / PIGEON PEA

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DIABETIC FRIENDLY
HELPS IN CONTROL OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
CONTAINS HIGHER LEVELS OF VITAMIN A & C
GOOD SOURCE OF AMINO ACIDS
GOOD SOURCE OF IRON, SULPHUR AND CALCIUM

तूर / अरहर
PIGEON PEA
अरहर
तूर
તુવર
துவாரம்
కంది
തുവർ
ತೊಗರಿ
ਟੂਰ

    - Domesticated in the Indian subcontinetn about 3500 years ago.
    - It also seemed to have appeared around 2000 BC in West Africa, which is considered a second major centre of origin.
    - The slave trade took it to West Indies, where its use as a bird feed led it to the name 'pigeon pea' in 1692.

    - Pigeon Pea is an important leguminous crop of rain fed agriculture.
    - Reportedly contains 20-22% protein, 1.2% fat, 65% carbohydrate and 3.8% ash.
    - They also have lower lipid content and are free of cholestrol.
    - Pigeon Pea possess different minerals and vitamins and complex carbohydrates.
    - Significantly higher in sulphur-containing amino acids like cysteine and methionine.
    - It is also a good source of Iron, crude fibre, sulphur, calcium, potassium manganese and water soluble vitamins.
    - Pigeon Pea contains five times more Vitamin A and three times more Vitamin C than ordinary peas. 

    - DAL
    - KHICHDI

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