Hindi Name: Gurda
There are many Asian dishes that are made from the kidneys of goat, beef, etc. Each animal’s kidney is prepared in a different way in different cultures, each having a distinctive flavor. Most often, kidneys of beef and pork are eaten with more interest.
Organ meats are considered to have a distinct strong flavor. There has been a lot of speculation if consuming organ meat is really healthy. While many tend to love the taste, there are also an equal number of meat lovers who dislike the strong flavor.
Kidney meat contain more concentrated source of the nutrients, minerals and other elements.
1. It is a very good source of Vitamin A and so is very good for vision.
2. It is also a good source of iron and vitamin B that helps A, iron and Vitamin B that help against free radicals and metabolize food into energy. Though the vitamins in kidney meat differs depending on the animal that it is from, we can say that Vitamin B-12 is the most abundant.
3. Kidney meat is also good for maintaining cardiovascular health.
4. It is a high quality protein because it contains all the amino acids that are essential for the body.
Did you know?
During the ancient times, kidney meat was only served for the upper sections of the society.