Botanical Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Tamil Name: தட்டை பயிறு – Taṭṭai payiṟu
Hindi Name: राजमा – raajama
Malayalam Name: അമര പയർ – amara payar
Telugu Name: కిడ్నీ బీన్ – Kiḍnī bīn
About Kidney Beans:
Kidney beans are a very familiar legume because of its great taste, texture, and flavor. It has dark red color and is kidney-shaped.
Kidney beans contain potassium, magnesium, iron, and protein. Hence, this is a good meat alternative for vegetarians. Kidney beans also have several disease-fighting antioxidants that promote a healthy and strong immunity.
Red kidney beans categorized as low glycemic index foods and they do not fasten the blood glucose levels post meal in diabetics.
Rajma is a great source of soluble fiber which helps reduce cholesterol levels.
Nutritious red kidney beans are a very good source of potassium and magnesium, and soluble fiber and protein which helps to maintain blood pressure in the normal range and protects the overall heart health.
It is used in the treatment of rheumatism and arthritis, also solves the problems of the urinary tract.
It helps to relieve from variety of ailments like acne, eczema, diarrhea and hiccups.
Kidney Beans are loaded with antioxidants in addition to that it also has anti-aging properties which eliminates the free radicals and encourage longevity. It will protect the skin and the rest of the body from external factors as well as unhealthy foods.
Kidney beans are rich in Calcium and manganese also the presence of essential nutrients will help to maintain strong bones and other minerals helps to prevents osteoporosis.
These fiber-rich beans occupy a lot of space in the stomach when consumed thus give a feeling of fullness for a longer period of time and they are low in fat too.