Arhar dal

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Arhar dal

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The Guntur District ranks first in Andhra Pradesh for the production of Arhar dal. Arhar dal has also been introduced to other tropical areas mainly by Indian immigrantts. The English name of Arhar dal is Split Red Gram.

Arhar dal is one of the most common dish that is made in homes on daily basis. This dal is very nutritive and full of proteins. To make arhar dal more tasty tomatoes, ginger, garlic and onions are added to it. It is the main ingredient for the South Indian recipe called sambar. In a big breakthrough in genomics, Indian scientists claim to have decoded the genome of the arhar dal, which is also known as pigeon pea. This is the bengali way of making it, tempered with ginger and jeera.

They contain high levels of protein and the important amino acids methionine, lysine, and tryptophan.In combination with cereals, pigeon peas make a well-balanced human food.