Moth bean have high protein, cholesterol-lowering fiber, potassium. It also helps control blood sugar levels.
Vigna aconitifolia, called the moth bean (pronounced "moat bean"), mat bean, Turkish gram , is a small, drought-resistant annual trailing herb with small yellow flowers and deeply lobed leaves, grown especially in dry parts of South Asia for its tiny (3-4 mm) edible beans, which range in color from light brown to dark reddish brown.
The sprouted beans taste somewhat sweet. A hot whether legume, the moth bean thrives where temperatures are high.
Moth beans survives with little moisture; if it is placed near the end of rainy season the moisture remaining in the soil is often enough to mature a crop, which takes 2-3 months, with little or no additional rainfall or irrigation.
Growing only about 25 cm tall, the plant forms a mat across the soil surface. The pods when young, are eaten as a table vegetable, the tiny beans contain high protein and other nutrients.
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