Pigeon peas split/Toor dal is known as the Kohinoor among all the dals that are available in the market. It is also known as the delicious traditional Indian dal.
Besides taste, it is rich in folic acid, dietary fibre, protein and carbohydrates. As it contains plant protein, United States of American Agricultural department mentioned it under the category of the healthy vegetables list. South Indians prepare different types of dals by mixing toor dal with Spinach, tomato, methi leaves etc.
Every 100 grams of toor dal has 335 calories and there is no presence of cholesterol in it.