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Widely sold as fresh, canned, or frozen vegetables, green peas belong to the legume family along with soybeans, chickpeas, and other types of beans. They’re low in calories (59 kcal in half a cup) but packed with nutrients like vitamins A, K, minerals, phytonutrients, antioxidants, protein, and more.

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The carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin contained in green peas contribute to good eyesight and help protect against chronic diseases like cataracts. They protect the eyes from the harmful blue light emitted by computer screens, televisions and mobile phones, known to contribute to macular degeneration.

Digestion

The fiber in peas helps food move through the intestine for better digestion, while the coumestrol they contain helps reduce the risk of stomach cancer.

Heart health

The omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in peas reduce oxidation and inflammation and even help prevent plaque from forming along the walls of blood vessels, which is the result of inflammation and inflammation. stress caused by free radicals. The magnesium and potassium in peas can also reduce high blood pressure.

Immunity

Vitamin C, E, zinc, catechin and epicatechin present in green peas act as immunity boosting antioxidants.

Anti-inflammatory

Green peas also contain vitamin A, B, cholesterol, ferulic, and coumestrol which help control inflammatory diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis.

This winter you can add peas to your diet with this easy, quick and tasty snack recipe.

GREEN PEAS or MATAR KE PAKODE

Ingredients

*Green peas

*Garlic, ginger, green peppers

*Onions

*Salt

*Cumin seeds

*Coriander leaves

*Chilli flakes

*Plain flour

*Corn flour

*Eno unflavored

*Vegetable oil

Method

  1. Boil green peas.
  2. Blend together boiled green peas, ginger, garlic and a few green chilies into a paste in a blender grinder.
  3. Next, add the paste to a bowl, then add chopped onions, salt to taste, cumin seeds and finely chopped coriander leaves, then chili flakes, flour and water according to consistency .
  4. Mix everything together and add then add some cornmeal followed by unflavored eno.
  5. Add enough oil for frying kadhai.
  6. When the oil is hot, add small dabs of batter the size of pakodas.
  7. Fry until golden.
  8. Serve hot with ketchup or your favorite chutney.

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