* From certified organic origin
Calypso Pilaff is a healthy mix of brown basmati rice, green and dupuy lentils and finally yellow split peas. You can simply make a delicious, nutritious meal with this healthy mix. Pilaff (or pilav) comes originally from the Middle-East. Brown basmati rice is originally from Southeast-Asia. The rice has a long, solid grain and a full taste. The word "basmati" originates from Hindi and means "fragrant". Because of the bran is contains nutritional fibers, vitamin B1, vitamin B3 and iron. Lentils are pulses that are rich of proteins, fibers and an excellent source if iron. The red variety has a sweet, nutty taste and boils down to a thick, creamy red-orange mash. Green lentils have a strong, characteristic taste. These lentils have the longest cooking time, but remain solid. Dupuy lentils originate from the region at Le-Puy and Velay in the Auvergne and are also known as the "Rolls Royce" among the lentils. Dupuy lentils are dark-green, pretty small, and have a little stronger bite and a nutty taste. Split peas have little fat and contain much fibers and proteins. They are also rich of i.e. vitamin B11, mangaan, copper and iron. The yellow split pea is a bit sweeter of taste than the green variety.
Basmati rice brown*, red split lentils*, green lentils*, Dupuy lentils*, dahl lentils*
Non-EU Agriculture The Netherlands