9 Protein-Rich Pulses for A Vegan

2023-09-27

9 Protein-Rich Pulses for A Vegan

Pulses are rich in proteins; they have been supplementing the diet of humans for thousands of years. Recently, as more and more people have been turning to food that is not taken from the animal kingdom, plant-based products have become the one of the only alternatives left, assuming there are others. Given below is a list of nine easy to digest, nutritious and healthy pulses an enjoyer of plant-based products can consume

    Split Bengal Gram (Chana Dal)

    Baby chickpeas that have been split and skinned, chana dal is a delicious, nutritious, and digestible pulse. It is said that a single cup of chana dal can provide you 33% of your daily protein. It is famously used in conjunction with one or more pulses to cook a variety of different dal, making it one of the most popular ingedients in Indian cuisine. A combination of pulses in a dish serves to increase the protein quantity, making chana dal even more useful.Garni Chana Dal is a 100% natural, raw pulse packed in premium grade packaging to help retain quality. It is a great addition to one’s pantry! 

    Red Kidney Beans (Rajma)

    Red Kidney Beans are exactly as their namesake; red and kidney-shaped. They are used to create one of the most popular North Indian dishes, called rajma chawal. They are mostly composed of fibre and carbs, and are a good source of protein. They are also known for being tasty, and have a buttery texture when cooked just right.Garni Rajma Chitra is a 100% natural, raw dal contained in premium grade packaging to retain quality. 

    Chickpea (Kabuli Chana)

    Chickpeas are white, round, and relatively bigger than other pulses. They are high in fibre, protein, and healthy fats. They help control blood sugar and manage weight. When cooked, chickpeas become soft and easy to chew. They are also extremely popular in North India. They are a versatile pulse, used to make curry, sweet dishes, savoury meals, and even soup.Garni Kabuli Chana is is a 100% natural, raw dal contained in premium grade packaging to retain quality. 

    Black Gram (Urad Sabut)

    Black gram, like many other pulses, has its origins in India. It is also known as urad sabut. It is a valuable pulse used in conjunction with other pulses to make dal and other types of Indian curry. In some parts of the country, it is also used to make bread. Black gram has several beenfits, from being high in potassium, fibre, and magnesium to boosting cardiovascular health. 

    Black Chickpeas (Kala Chana)

    An incredible source of protein, iron, carbohydrates, fibre, vitamins, phosphorus, and manganese, black chickpeas, or kala chana, are an excellent addition to the diet of any vegetarian, no questions asked. It’s relatively harder exterior and soft interior makes black chickpea an enjoyable Indian dal that deserves more popularity.Garni Desi Chana is a 100% natural, raw dal contained in premium grade packaging to retain quality. 

    Green Gram (Moong Sabut)

    Green gram, or moong sabut, is oval in shape and relatively bigger than some pulses. It is worth a treasure trove of essential nutrients and antioxidants, however. It is one of the healthiest pulses, being capable of managing diabetes, lowering blood pressure, and decreasing risk of heart disease and even cancer, to an extent. Green gram has been called the Queen of Pulses in the Ayurvda, due to the plethora of health benefits it offers. 

    Pigeon Pea (Arhar)

    One of the most popular pulses, pigeon pea, or arhar, is a protein-rich pulse that is roughly round-shaped. Used in both Chinese and Panamanian folk medicine to stem the flow of bleeding wounds, as analgesic, to kill parasites, and as treatment for diabetes, pigeon pea is not just food for consumption. However, it has a variety of health benefits, such as being somewhat easier to digest than other pulses, aiding in losing weight, and helping with anaemia.Garni Arhar Dal is a 100% natural, raw dal contained in premium grade packaging to retain quality. 

    Split and Skinned Green Gram (Moong Dhuli)

    An oval and very small pulse, moong dhuli is the result of splitting and skinning green gram, or moong sabut. As a pulse, moong dhuli has some of the highest protein content among all pulses. It is an extremely good alternative to non-vegetarian food. Furthermore, it is rich in phosphorus, manganese, iron, zinc, several vitamins, and antioxidants. It is an all-in-one package of a dal.Garni Moong Dal is a 100% natural, raw dal contained in premium grade packaging to retain quality. 

    Red Lentils (Masoor Malka)

    Malka Masoor, or red lentils, is a lens-shaped pulse. It is rich in protein, moreso than some other pulses. Red lentils also contain magnesium, fibre, and folate, which boost heart health. Not just that, it is rich in vitamin B9, which improves brain development and reduces chances of similar deformities in foetuses. It is also a great source of iron, with one cup of red lentils providing most of the daily required amount for an adult.Garni Malka Masoor is a 100% natural, raw dal contained in premium grade packaging to retain quality.The protein found in meat is hardly easy to substitute. One hopes this list proves useful to every reader, in one way or another.