Toor Dal / Split Pigeon Peas 4lb



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Toor Dal / Split Pigeon Peas 4lb

  • In India, split pigeon peas, called toor
  • Pigeon peas are both a food crop (dried peas, flour, or green vegetable peas) and a forage/cover crop.
  • In combination with cereals, pigeon peas make a well-balanced meal and hence are favoured by nutritionists as an essential ingredient for balanced diets.
  • The dried peas may be sprouted briefly, then cooked, for a flavor different from the green or dried peas.
  • Sprouting also enhances the digestibility of dried pigeon peas via the reduction of indigestible sugars that would otherwise remain in the cooked dried peas.
  • Pigeon peas contain high levels of protein and the important amino acids methionine, lysine, and tryptophan.