Toor dal is also known as Tur Dal, Tuvar Dal, or Arhar Dal. It’s mild, nutty flavour gives the curry a delicious taste, making it one of the most commonly used lentils in Indian cooking. It can be served with rice or Indian breads like roti, naan etc.
– Toor Dal is a very good source of carbohydrates, protein, fibre and fat.
– It contains a lot of minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron.
– It also contains folic acid which is essential for women.
– Toor Dal is the main ingredient used in the South Indian sambhar.
– It can also can also be used to prepare khichidi.
– Toor dal is also used for Rajasthani dishes like Dal Baati.