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Pigeon Pea/Guandu

Pigeon Peas, also referred to as Guandu, flowers yellow and white blossoms, producing long twisty pods containing 3 to 4 seeds which vary in color from white to red, brown, purple, green or speckled. They can be eaten fresh if harvested while green and are light crisp and refreshing.

Packing a nutritional punch, Pigeon Peas are loaded with protein, dietary fiber, and a slew of vitamins. Because of their high protein content pigeon peas have become a favorite in vegetarian cuisine, easily absorbing spices and seasoning of all types.

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Originally cultivated and consumed over 3,500 years ago in India, Pigeon Peas are still widely produced and consumed around the world.

Handling Tips

Wash thoroughly before consuming
Store in a dry, sealed container at room temperature