Rahar daal (रहर दाल) is popularly known as pigeon pea, angola pea, gungo pea, congo-pea, no eye pea, red gram, yellow daal, puerto rico pea, etc. It is a widely used form of the lentil. It is used in popular recipes. Rahar daal tastes delicious when cooked and can be digested easily. It also has a long shelf life. It contains folic acid, essential for foetal development during pregnancy. It has an excellent source of nutrients, plant protein, and dietary fiber.
Rahar daal also contains carbohydrates, which your body needs for energy. Rahar daal is useful in reducing the risk of chronic diseases. Rahar daal also progressively works in hypertension. Pigeon peas contain dietary fiber, potassium and low cholesterol which help to maintain a healthy heart.