131 | Yard Long Bean

Bengali Name : Borboti
English Name : Yard Long Bean
Scientific Name : Vigna sesquipedalis
Origin : Bangladesh
MOQ : 30 Kg
Season : All Season
Peak Season : June-December



Yard long bean is a type of vegetable. A popular vegetable of Bangladesh. This vegetable can be cultivated throughout the year. Apart from being cooked, it can also be eaten raw. This vegetable is rich in protein. Barbati can also be cultivated in homesteads. Equally useful in fried-boiled-curry. Rich in nutrients. It is usually eaten boiled, fried or cooked in broth.

Bangladeshi Verities

There are different varieties. Like BAU Barbat-1, Kegar Night, Chinese Barbat, Phelon, Lalbeni, Ghrit Kumari, Green Long, Takki, Banalata etc. However, an improved species of borab called Kegarnataki has been cultivated for a long time. Kegarnataki species can be cultivated throughout the year except Paush and Magh months. Among the important species of Barab, Kegarnataki and Lal Beni species have the highest yield.

Nutritional value

100 grams of barberry contains water content 87.5 grams, protein 3.0 grams, sugars 9.0 grams, total minerals 0.8 grams, calcium 33 mg, iron 5.9, vitamin B-1 0.14, vitamin B – 2 0.30 mg, vitamin C is very little, food energy 18 calories. Has a lot of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, anticancer properties. It also contains vitamins B1, B2, chlorophyll, riboflavin, phosphorus, thiamin, fiber and various minerals.

People grows it in the homestead and is equally useful in everything from stir-frying to boiling to curries. Rich in nutrients. very delicious to eat  boiled, fried or cooked in broth.

Let’s know the health benefits of Yard Long Bean:

Yard Long Bean contain antioxidants called flavonoids. Two of its components work to prevent the growth of cancer cells. The vitamin K present in the burdock will take care of the joints from osteoarthritis problems. And the role of vitamin K in blood clotting is extensive. That is, there is no pair of needles to reduce joint pain.

Decrease LDL Cholesterol Levels

Beets contain a lot of beneficial fiber, which lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol levels in the body. As a result, protection of the heart is ensured. It also plays a role in eliminating problems like high blood pressure, heartburn etc. Because of this, the barb is very useful in protecting the heart.
The cartridge contains silicon. which increases bone density. Borage seeds also contain calcium, which is essential for strengthening bones. And silicon and calcium play an important role in the health benefits of menstruating women.

Helps body for Antioxidant

Vitamin C is a very important antioxidant. It plays a role in the iron nutrition required by the body. You will get a lot of vitamin C if you obtain from eating raw burdock root in salad. And there is a sufficient amount of iron in the barbati. Which can fill your body’s iron deficiency. Antioxidants remove harmful compounds from the body. As a result, fat does not accumulate easily. You can eat on a full stomach because it is a low-calorie food and does not contain fat-cholesterol. It reduces appetite.

Remove Kidney problems

It has many benefits but its disadvantages are very few. People with high blood sugar levels should not consume. If you have kidney problem you should avoid to get this vegetable.


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