Cajanus cajan, also known as pigeon pea, red gram of tur, is a perennial legume from the family fabaceae. Since its domestication in the Indian subcontinent at least 3500 years ago, its seeds have become a common food in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Source of Pigeon Pea
We source our pigeon pea from Sudan.
Types of Pigeon Pea that we offer
- Pure freshly harvested Pigeon pea Kernels
|Country of Origin||Sudan|
|Packaging & Export||Packing is done in 50 kg PP bags, and stuff in 20 feet containers which will carry 22 metric tons.|
|Labeling||As per buyer’s instruction.|
|Specification||Detail specification will be provided upon request.|
Uses of Pigeon Pea
- Pigeon peas are both a food crop (dried peas, flour, or green vegetable peas) and a forage/cover crop.
- In combination with cereals, pigeon peas make a well-balanced human food. The dried peas may be sprouted briefly, then cooked, for a flavor different from the green or dried peas. Sprouting also enhances the digestibility of dried pigeon peas via the reduction of indigestible sugars that would otherwise remain in the cooked dried peas.
- In India, split pigeon peas, called Togari bele in Kannada, Tuvara Paripp in Malayalam, toor dal in Urdu, Kandhi pappu in Telugu and Tuvaram paruppu in Tamil are one of the most popular pulses, being an important source of protein in a mostly vegetarian die
Benefits of Pigeon Pea
- Pigeon peas are an excellent source of protein, and a good amount of dietary fiber which has been shown to reduce blood cholesterol levels. It is also an antioxidant. It is also gluten free which helps with allergies and diets.it also contains vitamin C, copper, iron, manganese, phosphorous, selenium, calcium, and zinc.