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Black eyed pea is a kind of beans or a legume which is widely grown in Asia. They are pale in color and have a prominent black spot to it. These beans do not require the pre soaking, making it that much easy to whip up a recipe.
Black eyed peas are high in fiber and iron. They are also low in fat and calories, making it a healthy addition in our diet.
A good source of protein for non meat eaters.
In the Southern states in U.S, eating Black eyed peas on New Year’s Day is thought to bring prosperity.