Dal or lentils hold an important place in our kitchens, which is perhaps why we have so many of them present in our pantry at all times. Besides the many health benefits, lentils are popular for their versatility too. From a comforting combination of dal-roti to soups, desserts and a string of snacks, one can find a bit of dal across countless dishes. And let's admit it, you do feel a whole lot confident in your kitchen the moment you find a stash full of dal. Wholesome, healthy, delicious and easy to work with, dal means so much to so many of us.
From masoor dal to tuar or urad, we've got some of the best options for you to try!
1. Tata Sampann Unpolished Toor Dal/Arhar Dal
Protein-rich, pure and without any additives, Tata Sampann toor/arhar dal is perfect to cook at home for a soul-satiating meal of dal-chawal. You can also prepare a bowl sambhar, dal tadka and much more with this dal.
2. The Vedik Shop Dal Makhani
Here is a hearty combination of wholesome beans and lentils offering a unique colour, texture, and flavour. Perfect to cook your favourite dal makhani at home, this comes in a sturdy round jar that you can store in your kitchen cabinet easily.
3. Accept Organic Pancharatna Dal / Five Mix Lentils
As the name suggests, this lentil is a mix of five amazing lentils with equal parts Toor, Urad, Moong, Chana and Moath Dal. To make this dal, one needs to soak the dal mixture in water till it softens then pressure-cook for about 15 minutes and then flavour with spices! Have the nutrition of five dals with this one pack.
4. Amazon Brand - Vedaka Popular Red Masoor Dal
Preservative, chemical and pesticide-free, this organic masoor dal is packed with antioxidants, potassium, iron, folate, fibre, vitamin B1, minerals and high levels of protein. A smart-buy.