Black-eyed Beans (बोडी)
Black eyed beans (बोडी) are also known as black-eyed peas or goat peas. The black-eyed peas are said to be a symbol for good fortune for several reasons. In southern United States, they traditionally enjoy black eyed peas and rice on New Year to bring good luck.
These legumes are part of the vegetable group on the food guide pyramid with wealth of nutrients and delicious texture. It contains vitamins and minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, folate and iron. You can cook black-eyed peas exactly the way of preparing kidney bean curry, and eat them with steamed rice.