Rahar daal 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. It 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.
It also contains carbohydrates, which your body needs for energy. It is useful in reducing the risk of chronic diseases. It also progressively works in hypertension. Pigeon peas contain dietary fiber, potassium, and low cholesterol which help to maintain a healthy heart.