Tur/Toor Dal

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  • Our premium tur dal  or toor dal is produced without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilisers, ensuring a natural and pure product. 
  • Our organic tur dal or toor dal is a non-genetically modified organism. (non-GMO). 
  • Our tur dal or toor dal is produced with a commitment to environmentally friendly practices.
  • Tur dal is a significant source of plant-based protein, essential for muscle building, repair, and overall growth.
  • It is rich in dietary fibre, which aids digestion, promotes bowel regularity, and helps prevent constipation.
  • Tur dal is packed with essential vitamins and minerals such as iron, potassium, magnesium, and B vitamins, supporting overall health and well-being.
  • It has a low glycemic index, which means it releases sugar slowly into the bloodstream, helping to regulate blood sugar levels and manage diabetes.
  • Tur dal is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a wide variety of dishes such as dals, soups, stews, curries, and even snacks like vada and pakoras.
  • Tur dal adds a creamy texture and nutty flavour to dishes, enhancing their taste and providing a satisfying richness, making it a favourite ingredient in Indian cooking.
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Tur/Toor Dal

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Tur dal, also known as toor dal or pigeon pea, is a popular and nutritious pulse originating from Africa and belongs to the Fabaceae family. It found its way to India around 3,500 years ago and has since become a staple in Indian cuisine. Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka are major producers of tur dal in India, benefitting from their conducive climates and fertile lands. Our tur dal is sourced from trusted suppliers in these regions, where it is cultivated and harvested with care. 

An interesting fact about tur dal is its significance in Indian culture and cuisine. Health-wise, tur dal is rich in protein, fibre, vitamins, and minerals, making it a valuable component of a balanced diet. It is particularly beneficial for vegetarians and vegans as it provides essential amino acids. Culinary-wise, tur dal is incredibly versatile and is used in various Indian dishes such as dal fry, sambar, rasam, and dal tadka. It is also used to prepare snacks like vada and pakoras. Tur dal is not only nutritious but also adds a creamy texture and nutty flavour to dishes, making it a favourite among Indian households.

Tur Dal Benefits:

  • Tur dal is a significant source of plant-based protein, essential for muscle building, repair, and overall growth.

  • It is rich in dietary fibre, which aids digestion, promotes bowel regularity, and helps prevent constipation.

  • Tur dal is packed with essential vitamins and minerals such as iron, potassium, magnesium, and B vitamins, supporting overall health and well-being.

  • It has a low glycemic index, which means it releases sugar slowly into the bloodstream, helping to regulate blood sugar levels and manage diabetes.

  • The fibre, potassium, and folate in tur dal contribute to heart health by lowering cholesterol levels, reducing the risk of heart disease, and regulating blood pressure.

  • The high protein and fibre content of tur dal can promote satiety, reduce appetite, and aid in weight management.

  • Tur dal is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a wide variety of dishes such as dals, soups, stews, curries, and even snacks like vada and pakoras.

  • Tur dal adds a creamy texture and nutty flavour to dishes, enhancing their taste and providing a satisfying richness, making it a favourite ingredient in Indian cooking.

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1Kg, 500g

Usage & Storage Tips

  • Proper Storage: Store organic toor dal in an airtight container or a sealed bag in a cool, dry place away from moisture and sunlight. This helps prevent spoilage and keeps the dal fresh for longer periods.
  • Rinsing and Soaking: Before cooking, rinse organic toor dal thoroughly under running water to remove any impurities. Soak the dal in water for at least 30 minutes to several hours (depending on preference) to reduce cooking time and improve digestibility.
  • Cooking Methods: Cook organic toor dal by boiling it in water or using a pressure cooker until it becomes soft and tender. Use cooked toor dal as a base for traditional Indian dishes like sambar, dal tadka, khichdi, and soups.
  • Combining with Spices and Vegetables: Enhance the flavor of organic toor dal by adding spices like turmeric, cumin, coriander, and mustard seeds during the cooking process. You can also incorporate vegetables like tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spinach for added nutrition and taste.

FAQ's

What is toor dal? 

Toor dal, also known as pigeon pea, is a type of lentil that is widely used in Indian cuisine. It is rich in protein, fibre, and essential nutrients, making it a staple in many households.

How is toor dal different from other lentils? 

Toor dal has a mild, nutty flavour and cooks relatively quickly compared to other lentils. It has a distinct yellow colour and a creamy texture when cooked, making it versatile for various recipes.

How do I cook toor dal? 

To cook toor dal, rinse it thoroughly and then boil it with water in a 1:3 ratio (one part dal to three parts water) for about 20-30 minutes, or until it becomes soft and creamy.

What dishes can I make with toor dal? 

Toor dal can be used to make a variety of dishes such as dal tadka, sambar, rasam, and soups. It can also be added to rice dishes, salads, and stews.

Can toor dal be sprouted? 

Yes, toor dal can be sprouted by soaking it in water overnight and then draining and rinsing it thoroughly. Allow it to sprout for 1-2 days before using it in salads or stir-fries.

Can toor dal be used in soups? 

Yes, toor dal can be used in soups to add flavour, texture, and nutritional value. It adds a creamy consistency and helps thicken the soup.

What nutrients are found in toor dal? 

Toor dal is rich in protein, fibre, vitamins (such as folate and vitamin B), and minerals (such as iron and potassium). It is a nutrient-dense food that supports overall health.