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Brown Cowpeas (Kunde)KSh120.00
Cowpea is an important economic crop, because of its various attributes such as: ability to adapt to different type of soils and suitability for intercropping, it grows and covers the topmost soil which in turn prevents erosion, all parts of Cowpea are useful even the leaves which can produce 9 times the calories, 15 times the protein, 90 times the calcium and thousands of times more vitamin C and beta-carotene of cowpea seed. Cowpea also complements a lot of cereal crops.
Dry Green Peas (Mijii)KSh120.00
Dry Green Peas (Mijii) are a good source of protein and dietary fiber. They have little fat and no cholesterol. To make dried green pea curry, you have to soak them in water overnight or for at least ten hours. Further, you have to cook them with fresh water and some salt. You can make a variety of delicious curries with these boiled green peas by adding vegetables and spices of your choice.
Pigeon Peas (Bhaazi)KSh120.00
Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) is a grain legume crop in the family Fabaceae. It is cultivated in the semi-arid tropics. In Kenya, pigeon pea is the third most widely grown pulse crop. Besides other regions, pigeon pea is largely cultivated in Ukambani and Coastal regions in large pieces of land. Both the green and the dry pulses are consumed locally or exported in other countries like Tanzania, Malawi etc. Therefore, pigeon peas can be eaten as vegetables (immature pods or the green pigeon pea) or as dried grains.
White Cowpeas/ Black Eyed peas (Kunde)KSh120.00
Also known as black eyed peas, cowpeas are commonly referred to as lobia peas in India. With a small black dot that resembles an eye, these white legumes are a perfect complement to menus and recipes. They can be used as an addition to salads or cooked with cumin, coriander and other spices to make dal.