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‘Kumkum Bhindi’ – UP’s new wonder crop

The Siasat | 07/11/2021 07:20 PM | Click to read full article

When ladyfinger goes ‘red’, it also becomes beneficial and nutritious. The new red variety of ladyfinger, aptly known as ‘Kumkum Bhindi’, is a wonder crop grown in Uttar Pradesh that will also double farmers’ income.

According to agriculture experts, ‘Kumkum Bhindi’ has 94 per cent polyunsaturated fat which reduces bad cholesterol. Along with it, its 66 per cent sodium content is helpful in controlling high blood pressure.