Pea is the pea pod / pea fruit of the plant Pisum Sativam.It is an annual crop whose seeds and immature pods are used as food.

Health benefits and nutritional facts of Green Peas…

  • Green peas are a good source of anti oxidants.
  • Low in fat
  • High in proteins and fiber
  •  It is a good source of Vitamin B2, B3,B6,folates that are necessary for a healthy heart.
  • Good source of Vitamin K that is good for the bones
  • Also rich in Vitamin A and C
  • The niacin in peas reduces the bad cholesterol in the blood
  • Peas contain purines and it is said that this vegetable is better avoided in people having gout / kidney disorders.
Here are some dishes with green peas….

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