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Yellow Peas

Yellow Peas, Matar, Vatana

Yellow Peas also know as Matar, or White Vatana.

Whole Yellow Peas are part of the legume family. Whole Peas are about 1/4 of an inch wide and pale yellow in color. Whole Dried Peas have a history going back some 10,000 years. Originally from the Middle East, Peas soon spread throughout the Mediterranean region and on to India and China. The cultivation of Peas in Europe helped to stave off a famine in England in 1555. Peas are most commonly used in their split form.