Organic Tur Dal from OrganicSiri®
Arhar Dal is a storehouse of good quality plant protein replete with a ton of health benefiting properties. It is a staple food among several cultures and cuisines all throughout India; it also serves as a nutritious vegetarian meat alternative. It is a very versatile ingredient found in Indian kitchen.
Cajanus cajan (L)
Also known as
Toor dal, Kandipappu, Arhar, Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is an incredible source of proteins, carbohydrates and other vital nutrients that are required for normal growth and development. It is also rich in dietary fiber which is needed for growth and development. It is said to support weight loss, regulate diabetes and reduce cholesterol levels. It is also rich in vitamins and minerals like magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc which is said to enhance well being.
How to use Tur Dal
Kandipappu can be consumed in a variety of ways. They are the most widely used form of lentil in India. They are so versatile and healthy that they can be practically eaten every day. They are used from sumptuous preparations like the Punjabi dal tadka to the basic toor dal, snacks like mixed dal handvo and sweet treats like puran poli. They are generally soaked and cooked. They are used to make sambar, kandipodi, chutney, khichdi, curries and other snack items.
This crop gives better yield under need proper irrigation especially when there are improper rains. It is prone to pests at pod stage, care should be taken. Weeding is an important cultivation activity in this crop. Toor dal 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 then saved in an air tight container.
It can be grown throughout the year; summer, rainy and winter season. We grow it during the monsoon season since it is the peak season and is ideally sown in June or July.
How to buy Organic Tur Dal
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