Organic Green Pea Pods from OrganicSiri®
Peas are consumed throughout the world and have a slightly sweet flavor. Vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein are abundant in them. It can be used to make pea purée or simply tossed in at the last minute to add flavor to any meal.
Also known as
Green peas, Garden peas, Pachi batani, Matar
Fresh Green pea poda are both nutritious and delicious. They are high in carbohydrates and have a good content of protein as well. They are high in fiber, vitamins and minerals. Green peas have a low calorie and high antioxidants. The nutrients in peas are said to help protect eyes and the antioxidants present in it help improve immunity.
How to use Green Pea Pods
Peas have been a staple of our cuisine for a long time. They are versatile and simple to prepare into delicious dishes. A number of dishes can be prepared using peas, paratha, keema matar, masala curry, soup, are a few to name. They also taste great when cooked with rice to make pulao. It can be cooked by itself or with a combination of other vegetables to make curries like gobi matar, aloo matar and the famous panner matar.
The crop needs to be kept weed free at all stages. Pod borers are the most serious pests of peas and require significant plant protection efforts. Green peas 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.
The best way to store green peas is by freezing them. Peas should be shelled and washed under running water. Add water, salt and sugar to a large pot. Bring the water to a boil in a pot and then add the peas. Blanch the peas for a further 2 minutes. To halt the cooking process, drain and wash under cold water. Allow it to cool completely, once they have cooled, divide them into smaller batches and store them in freezer bags for later use.
It is a cool season crop and sowing should take place between the end of October and the middle of November to ensure a good yield. We plant it at OrganicSiri during the winter season.
How to buy Organic Green Pea Pods
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