The kidney bean otherwise called 'the chili bean' with its dark red skin is named for its visual resemblance to a kidney. The kidney bean is also known as the red bean, although this usage can cause confusion with other red beans. Red kidney beans are an integral part of the cuisine in northern region of India. Characterized by a strong flavor and a color that is reddish brown in nature, the kidney bean is a versatile kidney shaped bean that can be used in a variety of hot and cold recipes. Kidney beans grown in many different locations, and is usually sold in dry or canned varieties. While a true kidney bean is dark red/brown in color, a light red bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, is often referred to as a light red kidney bean, owing to the similar shape and texture. Kidney beans are often an excellent dietary selection, as they contain no cholesterol. As a source of potassium, kidney beans provide a source of nutrition that is similar to that of a potato, but with only a moderate amount of carbohydrates. Kidney beans also contain trace amounts of iron and calcium.
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Country Of Origin: Product of India
Product Weight: 3628 Grams (8 LB) 3.6 KG
Storage Instructions: Keep in Cool & Dry Place
Package: Plastic Packet
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