Organic Cowpea from OrganicSiri®
Chawli are a versatile legume packed with an impressive nutrient profile. Possessing a strong nutty, earthy flavor and rich creamy taste, they are used in a number of dishes. The list of nutrients present in them are vital for the normal functioning of the body and may uplift overall well being. These can be prepared in a variety of ways, including roasting, boiling, cooked as dal, steamed as a snack or even in a curry.
Also known as
Cowpea grain, Bobbara, Alasanda, Lobia, Chawli beans
They are excellent sources of several B-complex vitamins like folates, thiamin and riboflavin, several essential minerals, copper and iron. They are also very good sources of potassium and fiber.
How to use Cowpea
Lobia can be consumed in a variety of ways. They taste great with a number of spices. They are so versatile and healthy that practically anything can be made with them; they can be boiled and eaten as a healthy salad. They are also used to prepare a number of curries and dals. Alasandalu vada is a popular dish made using this grain.
They can be grown in variety of soils but gives best result when grown on well drained loamy soils. They need proper irrigation only when there are improper rains. The crop should be protected from caterpillars at all stages. Bobbara 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.
These grains can be stored in a dry airtight container at room temperature; They should always be stored in airtight containers with tight ﬁtting lids or closures. They should be kept far from heat, air and moisture. Glass, plastic and aluminium cans or zip lock plastic bags can all be successfully used, as long as they are airtight.
This crop thrives well in warm season. Based on the variety they can be grown during monsoon, early winter and early summer, with the peak being early summer to monsoon season.
How to buy Organic Cowpea
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