5 Types of Pulses Exported from India to Ethiopia

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Pulses are known to have some excellent health benefits, especially for those people who are concerned about their weight. Pulses provide complex carbohydrates that the body can use for energy, and which it can burn slowly over time to make you feel fuller longer, making it easier to avoid overeating in the future. Since organic pulses are high in fiber and other nutrients, they also help supporting digestive health, and can be good foods to include in your diet if you’re looking to lose weight as well as maintain it when you’ve reached your target weight. Because of their high nutrient values, Indian pulses are quite popular among consumers based in Ethiopia. Here are 5 types of pulses that exported from India to Ethiopia

Red Lentil

Traditionally called Masoor dal, the Red Lentils are quick cooking pulses with an earthy, mild taste. This pulse is often used in Indian and Ethiopian recipes. The most common and inexpensive type of red lentil comes in whole form, meaning you have to split it before cooking it. Split red lentils cook a bit faster than whole ones and are easier on your budget since they cost less than a dollar per pound. However, buying them pre-split in instant form will save time while still keeping costs down, making them another practical choice for bulk buyers interested in exports to Ethiopia. Look for Indian brands that produce instant dals that have a lovely flavor all their own.

Black Gram

Unlike in India, where it is primarily used for food, in Ethiopia, black gram is mainly grown for animal feed. It is sold to local companies that grind and manufacture it into pellets for livestock like cattle, sheep and chicken. (Ethiopia is home to about 24 million heads of cattle.) In fact, you’ll see it marketed as ‘forage’ pulses on some export lists. Currently, pulses for forage accounted for about 20% of pulses exports from India. Black gram can be ground into flour for making paranthas, puris, poories, uttapams etc., This flour can also be used for preparing idlis and dosas.

Pigeon Peas (Tur Dal)

This is a pulses crop used in a variety of cuisines. The most famous usage is in dals. Pigeon pea or tuvar dal is one type of dal that is prepared using green gram pulses. The chana dal or kadalai paruppu, which are commonly known as white lentils, are also prepared using green gram pulses. Use some water and salt to cook a delicious curry with coconut milk and you’ll have yourself an exotic meal with many health benefits!

Chickpea (Garbanzo beans)

This variety of Organic pulses comes with a mild and earthy flavor, chickpeas make for a good addition to soups and salads. They’re also often used in Indian cooking; gram flour (besan) is made from ground-up chickpeas, which are then mixed with water or oil and formed into flatbreads called rotis. Chickpeas have a number of nutritional benefits: they’re an excellent source of protein and fiber, help regulate blood sugar levels, aid in weight loss, reduce cholesterol levels and may lower your risk for heart disease. Because it’s not considered a meat source—yet still contains more than 11 grams of protein per cup—chickpeas are also referred to as pulses.

Mung Bean

High in protein and fiber, mung beans are known for their ability to balance both vata and kapha doshas. This makes them an excellent food choice for pitta types, who should avoid over-consumption. To find organic mung beans, look online. Mung beans are generally sold in bulk. Look for 100-pound bags of organic pulses (mung beans) with a reputable certification like USDA Organic or EU Organic. Make sure that any purchase you make specifies non-GMO because non-organic varieties contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Remember that home cookery is far superior when cooking with non-traditional ingredients like pulses, nuts and grains.

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