The Bambara bean is the third most important grain legume. The crop has a high nutritive value with 18% protein and 65% carbohydrate content. Food and beverage are produced using the seeds of the plant which are high in protein content and good for the digestive system. The legume also improves the quality of the soil as it fixes nitrogen like other legumes. The nuts of the bambara-beans are consumed as a snack, salted or roasted. The nuts are also used in meals and consumed in a boiled form.
- Its a rich source of protein.
- Substitute for other flour