Pulses contain antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer properties. They are also suitable for heart health, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels.
Pulses like Masoor, Urad, Moong, and Bengal gram are used to make soupy dishes. They are a good source of protein, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins such as B-complex, and minerals like iron, magnesium, zinc, and calcium.
Chickpea curries are famous for their spicy aroma and taste and are consumed with rice and Indian flatbreads like Naan. They are rich in dietary fiber, protein, vitamins A, C, and E, essential minerals.
Kala chana is softened by soaking in water and is either consumed raw or cooked with pumpkins or banana flowers. The health benefits of Kala chana are similar to Kabuli chana.
Rajma is a rich source of protein, dietary fiber, carbohydrates, and vitamins and minerals. Its fiber content can help in weight loss.