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.
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.