A horse gram is a short, climbing herb that bears flattened tiny seeds eaten by the farming community and in rural areas.
Nutritional facts of 100 gm horse gram:
Protein – 22 gm, Carbohydrates – 57 gm, Minerals – 3 gm, Calcium – 287 mg, Phosphorus – 311 mg, Iron – 7 mg, Fibers – 5 gm, Antioxidants – polyphenols and flavonoids.
They also contain diuretic and astringent properties. These properties help in keeping the body warm during winters, along with other health issues.