Arhardal is slightly sweet, having nutty flavor, easily digestible and absorbs the flavor of other spices quickly. Arhar dal also known as Pigeon pea or Toor dal or Red gram is used to prepare recipes like sambhar and kootu varieties. They take a little longer to cook than moong Dal.
Arhar dal provides many nutrients like protein, fat, fiber and carbohydrates. It also has a good amount of iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium and B vitamins. Arhar dal helps to cures cough, poisoning effect, gas troubles, acidity, stomach pain and piles. Arhar dal is high in dietary fibre, low in saturated fat, and cholesterol free. Arhar dal contains folic acid, an important vitamin for all women especially those planning to become pregnant.
|Nutrition Facts per 100 Gram(s)*|
|Calories: 335 kcal||Calories from Fat: 15.3 kcal|
|Total Fat||1.70 Gram(s)|
|Total Carbohydrates||57.60 Gram(s)|
|Dietary Fiber||1.50 Gram(s)|