Peas & Lupines!

Peas are tiny spherical seeds and are available either whole or split. Unlike lentils, peas are soft when young and require drying, whereas, immature lupine seeds have a similar taste and texture to field peas and can be used as a salad vegetable, in stir-fries or for pickling, whereas, Lupin flour is also used as an additive to enrich cereal flours, as they can contain up to 40% protein.

No Soaking needed,  On average takes ​12-15min to Cook.
Varies significantly depending on types and origin (£1.99pkg- £7pkg) 
Found in most supermarkets, whole food stores and Ethnic Shops. Click below if you want to order from our own Granary
Black Eyed peas

Black Eyed peas

Alongside staring in the Will-I-am’s band name, these peas are an essential ingredient in south’s soul food Creole cuisine and in various Indian curries. Also known as the dried cowpeas, southern pea, crowder pea, lubia, niebe, coupe
or frijole. Grown and consumed all over Asia, Africa, Southern Europe, and Central and South America.

Pigeon Peas

Pigeon Peas

Nowadays mainly grown in the Indian subcontinent, and found everywhere, these are also known as Congo peas. Like lentils, they have super high resistant to drought, their roots are ideal for enhancing soil quality. They are i important to the Indian diet and are widely used to make daal or paired with cereals for a nutritiously complete meal.

Lupinus albus

Lupinus albus

Widely grown in Australia, Europe, Russia and South America and actually boast several species within each variety, each with a different level of bitterness or sweetness. Immature lupin seeds have a similar taste and texture to field peas and can be used as a salad vegetable, in stir fries or for pickling, whereas, Lupin flour are also used as an additive to enrich cereal flours, as they can contain up to 40% protein.

Dried Peas

Dried Peas

Eaten both soft and dried, when boiled or steamed, similar to split lentils split peas disintegrate into a thick puree.  Alongside being perfect for cooking daals, pureés, casseroles & soups, these humble peas pods have some interesting stories. For instance, Gregor Mendel, an Austrian monk, came up with Mendelian genetics, the foundation of modern genetics through his keen observation of peas pods.

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Pigeon Peas

Nowadays mainly grown in the Indian subcontinent, and found everywhere, these are also known as Congo peas. Like lentils, they have super high resistant to drought, their roots are ideal for enhancing soil quality. They are i important to the Indian diet and are widely used to make daal or paired with cereals for a nutritiously complete meal.