Peas (मटर)

Peas (मटर)

Small green pods grown in winter months, green peas are sweet fruits where each pod contains a number of peas. Though botanically a fruit, it is commonly used as a vegetable. Boiling or steaming makes them sweeter.

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Matar Paneer Chilla Recipe

Peas are rich in vitamin C, which makes it one of the best immunity building foods.The bite-sized peas can help you shed some quick pounds too. Peas are low in fat and also immensely low on calories as compared to heavier legumes. 100 grams of peas contains only 81 calories.

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Broccoli Peas Pulao Recipe

Adults need 1 mcg of vitamin K per kilogram of body weight, which means a 75k g adult would need 75 mcg of vitamin K a day. Just 100 g steamed broccoli provides 145 mcg of vitamin K, so this nutrient can be easily achieved through diet alone.

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Matar Stuffed Paratha Recipe

Cooked peas have more minerals than raw peas. A cup of cooked peas has 2.5 milligrams of iron, 62 milligrams of magnesium and 187 milligrams of phosphorus, compared to raw peas' 2 milligrams of iron, 48 milligrams of magnesium and 157 milligrams of phosphorus.

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Sweet Corn & Peas Upma Recipe

Corn is packed with high nutrients which are useful for a human body in many ways. It ensures idyllic functioning of several internal systems such as cell generation and prevents constipation and various other digestive problems. It is a boon for diabetic people. This nutrient packed starchy snack is low in total fat and has no saturated fat, sodium or cholesterol. It is high in vitamin C and a good source of fiber.

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Hara Bhara Dhokla Recipe

Peas are low-fat but high-everything-else. A cup of peas has less than 100 calories but lots of protein, fiber and micronutrients.

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Peas Stuffed Potato Cutlet Recipe

As a source of vitamin K, manganese, thiamin,copper, vitamin C, phosphorous, and folate, green peas offer a remarkable nutrition profile.

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Green Peas Chaat/Salad Recipe

Green Peas have an impressive nutrition profile. Their calorie content is fairly low, with only 62 calories per 1/2-cup (170-gram) serving. About 70% of those calories come from carbs and the rest are provided by protein and a small amount of fat. 

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Green Peas Soup (Winter Treat)

Green Peas are one of the most nutritious leguminous vegetables rich in health promoting phytonutrients, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants.Fresh, tender peas are relatively low in calories in comparison to beans, and cowpeas. 100 g of green peas carry just 81 calories and no cholesterol. Nonetheless, they are good sources of protein, vitamins, and soluble as well as insoluble fiber. Fresh pea pods are excellent sources of folic acid. 100 g provides 65 µg or 16% of recommended daily levels of folates.

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