Organic Green Gram from OrganicSiri®
Pesalu is considered a superfood because it is one of the world’s richest sources of plant-based protein. It is not just tasty but is also filled with essential amino acids and helps meet daily protein needs without increasing fat intake. It can be used to make sweet or savory recipes.
Also known as
Whole Pesara, Pesalu, Mung, Moong
Mung are high in important vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. They are a good source of antioxidants, which may reduce risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. They are a good source of potassium, magnesium and fiber, which have been linked to lower blood pressure levels. They also contain soluble fiber and resistant starch, which can promote digestive health.
How to use Green Gram
They are incredibly versatile and typically eaten in salads, soups and stir-friess. They are a better option than rice, refined flour, or unhealthy starch. The can be used to make a variety of delicious dishes ranging from breakfasts, snacks, lunch to dinner. Different breakfast items such as varieties of dosas, dhokla, idli can be made using this dal. Many south Indian curries and dals can be made using this wholesome gram. Dal bati churma is a famous Rajasthani dish which has bati made of flour and dal has green gram in it. It also tastes great in pulaos and biryanis and it is famous for khichdi.
It grows best in well drained loamy to sandy loam soil. Weeding should be done at regular intervals. It is prone to pests at early stages hence pest control is essential. Whole Pesalu from OrganicSiri are grown in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
These pulses can be stored in a dry airtight container at room temperature; They should always be stored in airtight containers with tight ﬁtting lids or closures. They should be kept far from heat, air and moisture. Adding a little turmeric powder while storing it helps to keep away the insects. Also a few neem leaves or dry red chillies can be added along with the lentils and saved in an air tight container.
This crop grows best in warm humid climate with moderate rains. It can be grown during monsoon and mild winter season.
How to buy Organic Green Gram
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