Pigeon peas. (fio-fio)
scientifically known as cajanus cajan, pigeon peas are legumes. they belong to the fabaceae family and are a tropical pea-like seed.
there is a wide range of impressive health benefits associated with pigeon peas, including their ability to stimulate growth, manage blood pressure, prevent anemia, and boost heart health. it also aids in weight loss, improves digestion, strengthens the immune system, increases energy, and eliminates inflammation.
these peas are often mixed with other grains, maize, or sorghum , or crushed into flour and used to make bread. the flavor is rather unremarkable, which is why they are so often combined in culinary uses, their benefits are undeniable, which has led to them being such a huge crop around the world