'Arhar dal' or 'toor dal' is the Hindi name of pigeon pea. This is a leguminous plant. It is the main source of protein for most of the Indian population. This dals are known as 'pulse basket'. It is yellow in colour. It is flat on one side. It is widely used in Indian cooking. It is originated from Eastern India. Arhar dal is used to prepare dal that has a nutty flavour and is best served with rice. This is the skinned dal which is split into half. Their skin is greenish brown in colour. It takes more time to be cooked. so it is soaked in water for about 10 minutes prior to cooking. There are some powders that come from the skinning process and the splitting, therefore they must be washed thoroughly before they are cooked. High-quality dals are selected from the farmers and they are skinned and split. This makes it easier to cook and tasty to eat. It has many health benefits other than just providing proteins. They are a good source of fibres too. They are consumed in different ways. Arhar dal are 100% natural and pure. They are well known for their quality and earthy aroma. These are generally found in pods that open up when ripe. They are sun dried and exposed to the sun for better quality. The packing is also done with great care, keeping in mind the shelf life of the dal. It is recommended to have Arhar dal in your daily diet for a healthy life.
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Toor dal is used for making Indian cuisine ‘dal’
Arhar dal is used for preparing khichdi which is made by blending dal and rice.
Arhar dal is also used for making vada which is a snack.
Arhar dal is used as the main ingredient of south Indian dish ‘sambar’
They can be added to the salads.
Arhar dal is a good source of protein
Arhar dal has a high level of iron and dietary fiber.
Arhar dal is rich in folic acid.
It provides instant energy due to the high amount of carbohydrates.
It keeps the blood sugar level in control.
Arhar dal also maintains the blood pressure.
It is found to be good for a healthy heart.
Arhar dal is good for treating diabetes.
Arhar dal is found to lower the risk of cancer.
They aid in problems related to digestions.
Arhar dal is highly preferred to be had as dal for lunch, dinner or sometimes even in breakfast in different forms.
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