Lentils - Staple For Every Meal
Lentils are the edible legumes. The name was derived from the “Lens” like shaped seeds.
Being high in protein and fiber they have been a part of global cuisines since centuries. The lens-shaped seeds comes in various varieties. The most common types are brown, green, and red. Lentils can be split to produce dal.
Today people are more diverse than ever before and are more likely to embrace popular
Gaining such popularity and being the oldest cultivated legumes , no wonder it has become a staple across world from India to the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas. Today India and Canada are the largest producers of legumes. It’s inexpensiveness and versatility
makes them accessible source of high-quality protein.
In half cup of boiled lentil following nutritional benefits are present
- Calories: 140
- Fat: 0.5 grams
- Carbs: 23 grams
- Fiber: 9 grams
- Sodium: 5 milligrams
- Protein: 12 grams
Lentils are often served in the form of soups and stews but can also be served in chilled vegetable salads, in tacos, and so much more.
Lentil soup is a soup with lentils as its main ingredient; it may be vegetarian or include meat, and can be made using brown, red, yellow, green or black lentils, with or without the husk. Dehulled yellow and red lentils disintegrate in cooking ,making a thick soup.
Green Moong lentil is rich in protein, and when combined with vegetables, it makes a delicious meal in a bowl. You can use them to make sprouts at home. This gluten-free salad is an amazing, refreshing, lentil tabouleh packed with finely chopped colourful vegetables tossed in a flavoursome vinaigrette-style dressing.
Masoor dal laden with eye-friendly nutrients such as vitamins A, C and E is essential for maintaining a healthy vision and good eyesight. While being rich in protein and antioxidants regular addition of this dal may shield the eye against defects and lowers the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataract.
These easy lentil tacos are super simple to make, with a smoky chipotle flavour, and they can be customised with your favourite toppings. These easy lentil tacos are such a people-pleasing dinner - and the recipe is so easy, a monkey could do it. Start with a basic chipotle lentil mixture, scoop it into taco shells, and then load each taco with different toppings. Everyone's happy!
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