Lentils are available in different colours (Pink, Yellow, Orange and Red) in the market. Among them, one of the nutritious lentils is pink lentil whole/saabut masoor dal comes with brownish skin. It takes long time to cook than masoori dal. To cook it in less time, soak it for 30 minutes before you cook. We can also use these lentils to make sprouts by soaking them in water for a whole day.
Pink lentil whole is the essential source of getting high level of proteins for the vegetarians. Besides protein values, they are also the good source of the gaining folic acid, dietary fibre, vitamin B and minerals.