4 Dal And Their Health Benefits
With so many varieties of dal, it’s indeed a challenge every day to decide which one to prepare for lunch and dinner. While mostly we tend to choose based on the taste of the dal, it is important to consider the health benefits of the dal. Over tasty dal, healthy dal must be part of our everyday diet.
In this blog by Punit Proteins, let’s look at the health benefits of 4 kinds of dal that can be included in our daily course meal.
Called as Split Black Gram in English, recipes of Urad Dal extend to dosa, papad and vada as well. It is rich with soluble and insoluble fiber, iron, folic acid and minerals like magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, and calcium. The health benefits of urad dal according to Punit Proteins are as follows:
- Helps to treat constipation, piles and bloating
- Maintain a healthy cardiovascular system
- Increase energy levels
There are so many varieties in masoor dal – yellow, orange, brown and black. Among plant-based food, masoor dal ranks third for its protein levels. The best part is, it is low in fat, easy to cook and has manifold recipes. The health benefits of masoor dal according to Punit Proteins are as follows:
- Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels
- Lower Cholesterol levels
- Anti-ageing benefits
You can buy masoor dal online at the Punit Proteins website.
One cup of Chana dal is believed to cater 331 calories, 4.98 grams of fat, 53.4 grams of carbs and 18.5 grams of protein. Chana dal is used in all parts of India in varied range of recipes. It is rich in B complex vitamins, fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. The health benefits of chana dal according to Punit Proteins are as follows:
- Balances pH levels of the body
- Encourages weight loss
One of the highly recommended vegetarian superfoods, Moong Dal has high protein and low carbs. It can be consumed in dal, khichdi, handvo, fritters, and dosa. Indian sweets like Mysore Pak and Halwa also need a good proportion of moong dal. The health benefits of moong dal according to Punit Proteins are as follows:
- Very good for pregnant women
- Promotes metabolism and hormone production
- Treats night blindness
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