Red Lentils

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Lens Esculenta

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Good source of nutrients

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 contains essential amino acids, proteins, dietary fiber, potassium, iron, vitamin B1, minerals etc

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Used to make the popular indian side dish, dhal. Also used to make soups, stuffed parathas etc.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Red Lentils
  • Tamil : Massor Paruppu / Mysore Paruppu
  • Malayalam : Masoor Parippu
  • Telugu : Misur Pappu
  • Kannada : Masur Bele
  • Hindi : Masoor Dal / Tur Dal
  • Bengali : Lal Masoor (Bhanga) / Masur Dal
  • Gujarati : Masur Dal / Masoor Ni Dhal
  • Marathi : Masur Dal
  • Oriya : Masura Dali (Phala)
  • Kashmiri : Musur

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