Health Benefits of Eating Lentils
Daal or Lentils like urad dal, moong dal, masoor dal, toor daland black eyed peas are widely consumed in Indian households. There are many health benefits of eating daal as it is rich in protien. Following are some of them;
- Lentils are great sources of B vitamins and antioxidants that keep your overall health in check.
- It also helps in reducing high blood pressure too.
- A diet rich in lentils and whole grains is associated with lowering blood pressure.
This way you can add daal in your diet,
You can toss cooked lentils into a leafy green salad. You can also make dal and kidney bean tikkis and enjoy with coriander chutney.
Another way to eat daal in directly is by adding cooked dals in your atta and make protein-rich dal ke parathe for your breakfast. Also you can toss some boiled chickpeas in salads or make a chickpea chaat with chopped tomatoes, onions along with a dash of lemon, salt and red chilli powder. Eat dals with rice and ghee to ensure absorbing nutrients well.