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Health Benefits of Val

How Val is Beneficial For Us?

Val is a delicate flavored pulse which is commonly used in Maharashtrian kitchen. It can be sprouted and tasty dishes like sprouted val beans curry, val beans pulao can be prepared. Val is also very widely used to make lip smacking Gujarati cuisines.
  • Val or also known as butter beans are a very rich source of proteins and fibers.
  • Prevents heart diseases
  • Val helps in balancing blood sugar levels in our body
  • They provide growth of cells in the body because of the richness of iron in them
  • Val also provide folate which is required for fetal development.

Health Benefits of Mixed Pulses

Health Benefits of Mixed Pulses

This is a mixture of Moong Dal, Urad Dal, Chana Dal, Toor Dal and Masoor Dal.From this combination of pulses, Panchratan Dal can be cooked by adding various spices and herbs in it. It is usually served with roti, rice and paratha.

  • Help in lowering cholesterol because of the fiber content in them.
  • Mixed pulses have a very high level of proteins in them hence it is very good for all the vegetarians.
  • Mixed pulses are a good source of folate
  • They maintain digestive health and boost our energy levels.

Health Benefits of Peas

How Peas Are Beneficial For Us?

Green peas are widely used to prepare tasty Indian dishes. It is very high in antioxidants, hence protects the body against harmful reactions that might be injurious to health. The most famous dish made from green peas is spicy curry . It is a good source of iron and helps in overcoming iron deficiencies.
  • Dried peas contains a very high amount of fibers in them which reduce constipation problems and other digestive problems like irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Peas helps to stabilize sugar levels
  • Being a very good source of minerals peas help in detoxifying sulfites

Health Benefits of Masoor Dal

How Masoor Dals Are Beneficial For Us?

Masoor dal is very high in fiber and is ideal for the ones suffering from high cholesterol. It is a good combination as it is rich in both nutrition and flavor. This dal can be served with rice, roti and paratha. Masoor whole is excellent to be included in one ’s daily diet.
  • Other than being tasty and delicious Masoor dal or also known as red lentils are also known for having anti ageing properties and rich for improving health.
  • Masoor dal helps in weight reduction because it is fibrous and low in fats.
  • This health beneficial dal lowers cholesterol and because of the potassium content in it risk of high blood pressure is also reduced.
  • Glycemic index values are low in masoor dals and hence they are good for diabetics.
  • Its boosts our immune system
  • Due to some vitamins and minerals it is good for our eyes.
  • Being a good source of minerals masoor dals are important growth and development of bones and teeth.

Health Benefits of Urad Dal

How Urad Dals Are Beneficial For Us?

Urad dal is a rich source of protein and dietary fiber and also provides good amount of plant protein, which is essential for our body growth and development. Urad dal is not only famous in South Indian parts, but also in North Indian cuisine.
  • Urad dal contains a very good amount of magnesium, potassium, folic acid and iron which is good for women. As it is rich in iron it helps the body as a energy booster and keeps active.
  • Because of rich fiber content urad dals are known for improving digestion.
  • Urad Dal reduces cholesterol and boosts health of our heart
  • This dal is also known for having beauty benefits.Face packs made from urad dals are good for skin and helps in getting fair and flawless skin
  • Nutrients in urad dal strengthens bones and helps prevent bone disorders.
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Live Barbeque Workshop in Ahmedabad

Live Barbeque Workshop in Ahmedabad

Grand finale of “Art of Cooking” competition with the winners of Ahmedabad and
Rajkot was held on 26th February 2017 at Club O7 in Ahmedabad. A unique task was given to all the participants during the grand finale in which they had to make use of toor dal and prepare a different dish.

The entire event was power sponsored by Laxmi Toordal, a company that is dedicated to make India protein-rich and expresses its dedication to manufacture best and finest toor dal with the tagline “Dana Dana Swad Ka Khazana”.

To make the even star studded, Chef Ajay Chopra and Chef Ripudaman Handa from master chef fame conducted a live barbeque workshop for all the participants. The chefs also indulged themselves and make delicious toor dal kababs. Chef Ripudaman briefed everyone about Laxmi Daily Feast. In the end all the participants and also the winners of the event were given beautiful gift hampers from Laxmi Toor Dal.