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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.
Naturally high in fibre and low in fat, brown rice is a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates that helps to keep you feeling fuller for longer.
Unlike white rice, Brown rice retains all of it’s essential healthy vitamins after the milling process, which is why it’s known for being a ‘wholegrain’.
Bulrush Millet (Mawele, Uwele TZ)KSh110.00
Bulrush Millet commonly known as Bajra in India is rich in essential compounds like protein, fibre, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. Due to its rich composition of minerals and proteins, Bulrush Millet has many health benefits.
Green split moong Dal is also known as chilka Moong dal or Split green moong beans or green grams. These Green Moong green grams have been split but not skinned and have light yellow color inside. Green moong have a natural and mild aroma and little bland in taste. Some people do not like the taste of moong dal but with the addition of onion, tomato, ginger garlic and cumin seed tadka you can makes this simple dal into a tasty flavorful dish.
Special Ndengu is that unassuming little bean that packs a whole lot of healthy into a tiny little body (you could say it is almost magical). In Chinese natural medicine and Indian Ayurveda, green mung beans are frequently recommended to detoxify the body and get rid of chronic illnesses.
Dengu/Makueni/Uncle Green GramsKSh120.00
These are known as green grams or mung beans and in Kiswahili Ndengu, This green grams are frequently recommended for detoxifying the body and getting rid of toxics in the system. These are legumes Known for their seeds, they come in different colors green, black or yellow. The seeds (or the flour) may be used in different types of dishes such as porridge, bread, noodles, soup.
Dengu/Polish/Nylon Green GramsKSh120.00
Grams are annual legume crops grown for their seed. Grams could be green, black or yellow in colour. The dried beans are prepared by cooking or milling. They are eaten whole or split. The seeds or the flour may be used in a variety of dishes like soups, porridge, snacks, bread, noodles and even ice cream.
Dolichos (Njahi, Mbumbu)KSh120.00
Dolichos Lablab (Lablab purpureus (L.) commonly known as lablab bean or turtle beans, (locally referred to as njahi) is a legume small species native to Asia. It is a bushy, semi-erect, perennial herb, a multipurpose crop grown for pulse, vegetable and forage.The pods of Dolichos in Kenya are cooked and eaten like green beans. Young leaves are eaten raw in salads while older leaves are cooked like spinach.
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.
Pishori is Kenya’s version of Basmati rice and is very common. However, due to differentiation in strains, the grains tend to be a bit shorter and stout compared to those of Basmati. One should be careful when selecting a Pishori brand to purchase as most “pure Pishori” labels are just a blend of basmati with long grain rice. The Kenyan Pishori therefore tends to be stickier and tends to overcook if covered.