French bean is a good source of vitamins and minerals. It helps in improving the immune system. French bean is a good source of fiber which is beneficial for diabetic people. It is valued for its protein rich (23%) seeds. Fresh green pods are used as vegetable.
Cowpea mainly grown for green pods or seeds for vegetable purpose. Seeds can be consumed fresh along with the pods. Dried seeds are consumed after cooking. Cowpea seeds are rich source of proteins, minerals and nutrients so it is known as vegetable meat.
Long melon popularly known as kakri is valued for tender fruits which are eaten raw along with salt and pepper. Long melon fruits contain sterols which helps in maintains the blood cholesterol. Fruits used in the form of salad, cooked as vegetables. Due to its cooling effect this is very popular during summer months.
Sweet potato roots are rich source of starch and sugar. The orange skinned tubers are good source of beta-carotene, which might play a key role in risk of cancer and heart disease and prevents from night blindness in children. It is mainly used after boiling or steaming or frying.
Garden pea is a rich source of proteins and amino acids. Peas are low in fat and calories. It is an excellent food for human consumption taken either as a vegetable or in soup. Being N fixing legume, it is recognized as a soil building crop
Ginger is an herbaceous perennial plant. The rhizomes of which are used as a spice. Fresh rhizomes gingers are used to spice tea, especially in winter.