locust bean powder
Is locust bean a legume?
Locust beans is obtained from seeds of the leguminous plant (tree) – Parkia Biglobosa. The seeds from the tree are then fermented to get the locust bean.
Health benefits of african locust bean
Valuable parts of the African locust bean include the fruit, pulp, bark, seeds, pod, leaves and root.
The most common part of the African locust bean – locust bean seeds (also known as iru/dadawa) are a very good and healthy natural substitute for artificial seasoning in soups. They are usually combined with other herbs and natural flavors (like crayfish) for great taste. Local research also shows that locust bean seeds promotes good eye sight.
African locust bean fruit
The fruit pulp from the African locust bean is eaten as fresh food, it is used to make baby foods as well as drinks in some African communities.
fermentation of african locust bean
Seeds from African locust bean is fermented to produce a traditional condiment known as locust beans.
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Looking to buy Locust beans powder (Dry Iru) Online?
This is freshly made Locust beans (iru – dried and blended) – It is hygienically processed, dried and blended for ready use. It is most suitable for seasoning traditional Nigerian soups. It can be combined with crayfish, blended dry fish and onions to achieve tasty soups. Unlike the fresh locust beans, it has a longer shelf life and a mild aroma which makes it easy to travel abroad with.