The Dal powder consists of ingredients like Toor Dhal, Channa Dhal, Red Chilly, Pepper, Hing Bar, Rock Salt, and Gingelly Oil/Ghee
The Dal powder is a ready mix that is commonly found in south india.
The ingredients in this dal powder are measured in the right proportion and ground in to a fine powder. This dal powder is famous in Andhra Pradesh for its spiciness.
It is in fact a tradition to add it in every auspicious function. The dal powder will have to be mixed with rice and good amount of gingelly oil or ghee.
Red Chilli : Red chilies include a substance called capsaicin that speeds up the body’s metabolism, which directly burns calories. Red chilies are an abundant source of vitamin C, which supports the immune system and prevents chronic illnesses.
Toor dal: Toor dal is rich in protein that might help avoid type 2 diabetes. It is found that in patients with diabetes and cholesterol, regular intake of toor dal may lower their blood sugar and cholesterol. It may decrease in total cholesterol and LDL (bad cholesterol) due to its antioxidant activity and high fibre content.
Chana dal: Chana dal is also known as baby chickpea. A diet rich in chickpeas can help in reducing bad cholesterol in our blood. Due to the presence of high protein in chana dal, it supports our immune system, gearing it up to fight any infections.
Hing: Hing being rich in fiber aids in digestion. It provides relief from stomach problems like gastritis, bloating, abdominal pain, flatulence and promotes overall digestive health. Due to its anti-microbial properties, it prevents growth of flora in the intestines and reduces the chance of stomach infection.