Monday, 13 September 2010

What are Podded vegetables?

  • Podded vegetables, popularly known as legumes, are seeds that are found inside two-sided pods. 
  • In earlier days, legumes were known as a poor man's food. 
  • However, with the passing years, they have been added to the diet of most people. 
  • Podded vegetables are a rich source of proteins which help in providing the energy and strength required to carry out daily activities. 
  • They also contain potassium, folic acid, complex carbohydrates, magnesium, iron, fibre and zinc. 
  • A variety of dishes can be made with legumes which are healthy as well as delicious.

List of Podded Vegetables

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