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- another term for guar
- ‘The guar, or cluster bean, provides a gum that has 8 times the thickening power of cornstarch.’
- ‘Others, like gum guar (obtained from the cluster bean), or locust bean gum (from the locust bean,), come from seedpods.’
- ‘Examples include guar gum (derived from the Indian cluster bean, Cyamopsis tetragonolobus), glucomannan, and psyllium (derived from the seed husk of Plantago psyllium).’
- ‘Amaranth stems, radish, runner beans, cluster beans or pumpkin may be cooked separately with just enough salt and then added.’
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