Basmati Rice cooked with green peas and whole spices, this Matar Pulao pairs well with any curry, yogurt or dal.
1.Great food to loose weight
Matar or green peas are low in fat and high in most of the other nutrients. One cup of matar provide only 120 calories approximately. Also being high in fiber makes it a great food for weight management as it helps you to feel fuller for longer period of time thus you are less likely to indulge in unhealthy snaking.
2.Prevent signs of aging
Matar or green peas contain antioxidants that reduce free radical damage and helps to flush out harmful toxins from your body. So to keep looking younger we must include matar in our diet.
3.Good for heart
One more advantage of having high in antioxidants is that this property helps prevent our arteries from getting blocked. Also a compound known as niacin helps to reduce bad cholesterol,hence doe at matar recipes to lower the risk of heart attacks.
4.Prevention of osteoporosis and arthritis
Matar or green peas have high amount of vitamin K which helps to absorb calcium , thus improving bone health. Also nutrients like vitamin B1 and folic acid found abundantly in peas reduce osteoporosis and arthritis.
5.Super food for diabetic
Protein and high fiber content slows down the rate of digestion for sugars. Also the antioxidants and anti inflammatory properties lowers insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes.
6.Helps prevent anemia
Matar or green peas are packed with iron which helps prevent anemia and thus fatigue due to lower levels of hemoglobin .In india where nearly half of the women tend to have lower level of hemoglobin during pregnancy, this super food can provide good amount of iron to help prevent anemia