Organic Cluster Beans from OrganicSiri®
Guar is a healthy legume. It is a tasty vegetable that is best consumed tender in a variety of preparations.
Also known as
Goru chikkudu, Guar, Gawar phali
Guar are a good source of protein and soluble fiber and they also contain a number of key vitamins, such as Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, folates and carbs, as well as minerals such as phosphorus, calcium, iron and potassium, with no cholesterol or fats. It is believed to enhance blood circulation and help absorb iron in the body. These beans are indicated to keep the digestive tract healthy and to help prevent illnesses.
How to use Cluster Beans
Curried, steamed, boiling, or fried tender cluster beans are popular dishes. Guar, unlike green beans, have a faint bitter flavor that can be mitigated by adding grated coconut, tamarind, or jaggery to the cooking process. A number of dishes can be prepared using these beans, stir fry, gravy curry are a few to name. It can be cooked by itself or with a combination of other vegetables.
The crop needs to be kept weed free at all stages. It is susceptible to pests and requires significant plant protection efforts. Cluster beans from OrganicSiri are grown in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
Fresh unwashed goru chikkudu can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three or four days. Place them in a paper bag or wrap them in a paper towel. Avoid storing them in plastic to avoid spoiling due to retained moisture. Check your beans frequently for soft or black patches, and eliminate any that develop.
This is an early monsoon or monsoon crop, with sowing typically taking place in June or July. We plant it at OrganicSiri according to its requirements and are made available throughout the year.
How to buy Organic Cluster Beans
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