Amaka Black Eyed Beans
Product Code: AMA-BEB-10001
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The black-eyed pea or black-eyed bean, a legume, is a subspecies of the cowpea, grown around the world for its medium-sized, edible bean.
Used to make Moi-moi and akara in West Africa and Brazil. But there are so many other uses!
In Portugal, black-eyed peas are served with boiled cod and potatoes, with tuna, and in salads. In Vietnam, black-eyed peas are used in a sweet dessert called chè đậu trắng (black-eyed peas and sticky rice with coconut milk).
In Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, black-eyed peas are eaten with vegetables, oil, salt, and lemon. in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon Lobya or green black-eyed-beans are cooked with onion, garlic, tomatoes, peeled and chopped, olive oil, salt and black pepper.
In the northern part of Colombia, they are used to prepare a fritter called buñuelo. The beans are immersed in water for a few hours to loosen their skins and soften them. The skins are then removed either by hand or with the help of a manual grinder. Once the skins are removed, the bean is ground or blended, and eggs are added, which produces a soft mix. The mix is fried in hot oil. It makes a nutritious breakfast meal.
In India, black-eyed peas is called lobia or rongi in North India and is cooked as daal, served with boiled rice.
And many more....