Toor Dal 1kg

Toor Dal 1kg






Toor dal also recognized as pigeon pea is a perennial legume referring to the Fabaceae group, which is also remembered as red gram, split pigeon pea. A native crop of India. It was cultivated Since 3500 years ago. The seed pods look flat, sickle-shaped, and length up to 5-9 cm, each pod comprising 2-9 seeds with a blend of colours ranging from white, cream, yellow, purple, and black.



Firstly, plant the seeds in rows. Align the rows to about 8-10 inches aside and plant the seeds to around 2-3 inches aloof. The sowing bottom of the seeds should be at the slightest 1-1.5 inches. Toor Dal develops within 110 days of sowing.



There are numerous health and medical benefits of eating. It is a super-food by all standards and a good source of folic acid and dietary fibre. Supplementing it to your daily diet will decrease the risk of heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.

Regulates Blood Pressure

Toor dal is a magnificent source of potassium, this metal acts as a vasodilator decreasing blood contraction and maintains blood pressure. Untreated hypertension could lead to numerous serious health problems like heart failure, diabetes, and others. The Dietary Method to stop Hypertension diet lentils is highly advised as they are a plentiful source of potassium that is well-known to reduce blood pressure.

Manages Diabetes

Lentils are necessary for the addition of proteins in a diabetic’s diet plan, as they are a reliable source of complicated carbohydrates. Reduced the glycaemic index (GI) and large in dietary fibre. A Diet Low in GI delays gastric emptying time and avoids blood sugar pins.

Maintains Weight

The protein-rich aspect of toor dal nutrition digests slower than other carbohydrate-rich food items. It waits in the body for a long and improves to curb overeating trends.

It is a good source of dietary fibre, protein and being low in glycaemic index helps you to attain your weight loss goals by reducing the appetite, boost metabolism, and restricts the intake of overall calories.

Helps for Digestion

On the other hand, the fibre component of toor dal helps in preventing constipation. The same, in return, helps the digestive process run smoothly without hiccups.


A well-known amount of B complex vitamins existing in it like riboflavin and niacin are acknowledged to incite carbohydrate metabolism. Subsequently, it avoids the storehouse of excess fat, and boosts energy levels. The extension of it in the regular diet regimen repairs the energy levels instantly.



Firstly, toor dal is having a rich value in nutrients and covers a crowd of nutrients that supports raising and sustaining a healthy body. In addition, the table explains the nutrients of it for serving one.

  • Calories                      151                   
  • Carbohydrates          22 gms
  • Proteins                     7.5 gms
  • Zinc                            0.3 mg
  • Sodium                     10.5 mg
  • Phosphorous           104.8 mg
  • Fat                             3.7 gms
  • Fibre                         3.3 gms
  • Calcium                    37.4 mg
  • Iron                           1 mg
  • Potassium               405.2 mg
  • Magnesium             33.1 mg



Toor Dal is native to India. It is a drought-tolerant crop. It is usually produced in the following Indian states of  Gujarat, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka. Moreover, Agriculture needs slightly alkaline, moist, and deep soil. So scatter the seeds in the time period of May-June. Furthermore, it will be great if you immerse the seeds in Pseudomonas solution for some time before sowing. After that, implement the compost as basal compost at the flow of 12KG percent in well-plowed earth. Therefore, after the duration of 21-28days of sowing, add 175gm of urea to the earth.  The flowering season is the month of September also remembered as spring. Maturing of fruits happens in the months of  December and January. Furthermore, the town names of this dal in India are!

  •   Kandi Pappu – Telugu
  •   Thuvaram paruppu – Tamil
  •   Thuvara parippa -Malayalam.
  •   Toor dal or arhar dal  -Hindi,
  •   Thogari bele – Kannada,
  •   Tur – Bengali and
  •   Turdalya -Gujarat.


Firstly, Soak 1 cup of toor dal for 1 hour. Then, place it in a pressure cooker and add cups of water. Finally, add turmeric and salt to your taste.

Few Recipes using toor dal are

  • Sambhar
  • Rasam
  • Dal fry
  • Dal tadak
  • Spinach dal



Additional information

Weight 1.07 kg
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