Monday, 12 December 2022

BEST BROAD BEANS CAN BE GROWN IN YOUR BALCONY

 


 Broad beans in English & Avarakkai in Tamil is a vegetable that finds a prominent place during the harvest festival - PONGAL. It is one of the Indian country vegetable is used during the festival to prepare sambhar, dal and curry.  It is a  good source of iron, vitamin A &C, protein, fibre and Potassium. 

Broad beans aids to:

 Reduce bad cholesterol & blood sugar levels.

 Proper digestion

Apart from these including broad beans in your diet is beneficial to bone health, brain function and strengthens immune system. 

These can be easily grown in the backyard or in a balcony. With the right container, location, soil, and watering technique, you can successfully grow broad beans in a container. If you want beautiful, tasty, and nutritious vegetable in a small container, grow broad beans. Growing broad beans in containers is easy and they can be as productive as plants grown in the ground.

Broad beans grow quickly and don’t require much attention aside from a small addition of compost at the beginning to get them started. It doesn’t require any special care other than adding some additional compost while they are fruiting.  

Broad beans plants have the prettiest white flowers and adds a lot of charm to the balcony. Once they begin to flower, they can compete with any flowering plant on your balcony.

Here is a recipe, try it and treat your taste buds with the rich taste of broad beans. 

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