Split Gram/Toor Dal
Sambar plays an important role in South Indian vegetarian cuisine. Sambar reminds us of Toor dal. The main ingredient in sambar is Toor Dal. Many food items are prepared based on this, starting with sambar, lentil rice. This lentil provides a balanced diet and is high in protein, vitamin C, amino acids, and fiber. Here are some medicinal benefits we get from Toor Dal.
To gain weight
Some people have a very thin body without much fleshiness. They can fry Toor Dal with ghee and grind it. Then eat rice with ghee by adding this mix. This Dhal mix rice makes sure to gain weight and get much flesh. The body gets strength.
To stable Blood pressure
Blood pressure becomes a major problem for most of the middle age people. Pulses are high in potassium. This keeps the blood flow smooth. Thus lowering blood pressure and improving the health of the body. Therefore, it is necessary to include lentils in the diet to avoid the problem of high blood pressure.
Protein is one of the most essential nutrients for the strength and growth of muscles in the body. Pulses are high in protein which is essential for healthy body growth. Protein is essential for the growth of cells, tissues, bones, and muscles. Therefore, children and those with strenuous physical activity should include lentils in their diet frequently.
Wounds heal quickly
Injuries and sores are very common when we work and play. To heal such wounds quickly you need to eat protein-rich foods. Protein is essential for the rapid healing of wounds and the regeneration of cells. So eating lentils often will help the wounds to heal faster.
Anemia is caused by a deficiency of folate in the blood. Pulses contain enough folate. So lentils are good food for anemia.
Reduce swelling and inflammation
Some people experience swelling in the affected areas of the body when they are hit. It also exacerbates inflammation. The minerals in toor dal rapidly reduce inflammation. Also, grinding the lentils and applying them to the swelling area will remove the blood clot and reduce the swelling quickly.
Increasing the immune system
Our body’s immune system must be strong enough to avoid diseases. The ‘vitamin C’ nutrient in Toor Dal enhances the body’s immune system. It increases the production of white blood cells, acts as an antioxidant, improves health, and enhances immunity.
Improves heart health
The number of people suffering from heart-related diseases is increasing day by day all over the world. The potassium, fiber, and fat in lentils improve heart health. Potassium regulates blood pressure. Therefore, adding lentils to the diet frequently will improve heart health and increase longevity.
Increases digestive energy
The fiber in lentils helps in the good digestion of food. Fiber also helps in removing wastes from the body. Lentils protect us from digestive problems including diarrhea, vomiting, and constipation.