Glycemic Index Of Masoor Dal, 25 (LOW GI)

Food Category : Grains, Pulses & Flours
Calories per 100 gm : 343
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Glycemic Index of Masoor Dal: 25

Being an important part of the daily diet in the Indian population, masoor dal is basically a split lentil without skin and red in color. The glycemic index of masoor dal is 25 which falls under low glycemic index range. The glycemic load of masoor dal is 4.4

Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe

Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe

Is Masoor Dal safe for diabetics?

The glycemic index of masoor dal is low which makes it safe for diabetics to consume masoor dal in the form of curry, paratha, etc. as a part of your daily diet. Since the amount of carbohydrate found in masoor dal is complex, it is slowly released into the blood stream, thus manages your blood sugar levels. Masoor dal is an excellent source of fiber providing 3.1 grams in 30 grams of masoor dal, wherein insoluble fiber improves your bowel movements and soluble fiber benefits your heart.

Hearty Red Lentil Soup, Healthy Masoor Dal Soup

Hearty Red Lentil Soup, Healthy Masoor Dal Soup

Is Masoor Dal suitable for weight loss?

Lentils are the excellent source of low fat protein which makes it suitable for weight watchers. The amount of fiber in the masoor dal allows us to remain satiated for a longer period of time. Thus reduces daily calorie intake without remaining hungry.

Suva Masoor Dal, Zero Oil Healthy Dal

Suva Masoor Dal, Zero Oil Healthy Dal

Is masoor Dal healthy? 

Masoor Dal  (split red lentils), Whole Massor : 1 cup off cooked Masoor dal gives 19 grams of protein. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones.  Whole Masoor or masoor dal is rich in Folate, Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Masoor dal is is good for diabetics and a healthy heart. See detailed 10 health benefits of masoor dal

Masoor Biryani ( Zero Oil Dal-chawal Recipe)

Masoor Biryani ( Zero Oil Dal-chawal Recipe)

Can you suggest some healthy masoor dal recipes?

Have the suva masoor dal recipe which is made with zero oil. Then there is the popular masoor dal recipe and masoor dal with spinach recipe that will give you protein.

Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi

Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi

DAL + ROTI (cereal) enhances protein value

Combine masoor dal with  bajra roti, jowar rotiradish nachni roti recipe , basic ragi roti recipe, and whole wheat rotiwhole wheat bhakri recipe to make a healthy combination. Note that when you combine any dal with any cereal like bajrajowarragibuckwheatbarley or whole wheat to enhance the protein value

Paneer Masoor Paratha

Paneer Masoor Paratha

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