Lobia, also called cowpea and black-eyed peas, is a textured oval-shaped bean with a black eye. It is good for weight loss.
Available in both dried and fresh forms, lobia is used in various soup and salad recipes as well as dal and vegetable preparations to enhance their nutritive value multi-fold. Purple eye, light brown eye, red eye, cream, crowder and clay are different variants of cowpeas. Although not as popular as chickpea or kidney bean, lobia ranks much higher on nutrition, making it a hidden healthy gem and good for weight loss.
They are brimming with the goodness of B-complex vitamins, protein, zinc, calcium and iron.
Benefits of Lobia Daal
- Good for pregnant women
- Keeps cholesterol levels in check
- Helps digestive system
- Great for diabetics