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Lentil Spilt Dal

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Nuragro an offer finest quality huskless split lentils processed using industry’s best standards, packed and exported as requested by customers.Lentil split dal is basically part of legume family and is grown for its lens shaped seeds.Split lentils are easy to prepare and take considerably less time to cook. Lentil split dal comes in different varieties and colours.The raw lentils are sent to processing mills where the husk is removed and the pulses are split to get split lentil dal.

The lentil (Lens culinaris) is an edible pulse. It is a bushy annual plant of the legume family, known for its lens-shaped seeds. It is about 40 cm (16 in) tall, and the seeds grow in pods, usually with two seeds in each. In South Asian cuisine, split lentils (often with their hulls removed) are known as lentils. Usually eaten with rice or rotis, the lentil is a dietary staple throughout regions of India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal. As a food crop, the majority of world production comes from Canada, India and Australia.

Types Of Lentil Spilt Dal

  • Spilt Red Lentil – Split red lentils are made from splitting the whole red lentil. The skin is removed and the remaining reddish-orange seed is then split into two halves. A product of Canada, and among the best in the world known for quality.
  • Spilt Green Lentil – Spilt Green Lentils can be easily identified by their large and flat shape. They take a little longer to cook, but retain their shape during cooking. Green Green Lentils have an exceptionally soft and mealy texture with warm flavour. This makes them suitable for soups, side dishes, vegetable bakes and likes. Nuragro offers the whole seed variety of green Green Lentils which are exported from Australia, Turkey and Canada.
  • Split black lentils with skin –Whole Urad dal is used more like a chili or stew than a soup or dal. These lentil-like beans have black skins covering creamy white interiors. Whole urad dal derive their strong, earthy flavor from the black skins. Best when soaked for about 4 hours or overnight

Specification of Spilt Red Lentils

Parameter Requirements Comments/ Variation
Physical Characteristics Good colour lentils: Split lentils having a clean and bright appearance. The lentils shall be milled from hard and well-filled whole red lentil seed.
Purity 99.75% min. by weight Split lentils, whole Lentils and caps.
Moisture 14% max —-
Foreign Material 0.25% max by weight Unmilliable material (i.e. includes soil, stones, metals and non-vegetable matter) and all vegetable matter other than Lentil seed material including detached seed coats.
Poor colour 0.25% max by weight Kernel that is distinctly off colour from the characteristic colour of the predominating class. Includes lentils that are brown, black, green and / or yellow.
Chalky white disease 0.25% max by weight ———
Caps 0.25% max by weight Caps are those seed coats adhering to split or broken see measured as a combined weight.
Dehulled whole lentils 5% max by weight ——
Broken and /or kibble lentils 5% max by weight Lentil seed material that passes through a round hole screen. Northfield = 2.87mm; all other varieties = 3mm
Screen size Northfield = 2.78mm round hole Lentil material broken or kibble if falls through.
All other varieties – 3 mm round hole
Field insects Nil tolerance Dead per 200 g sample
Foreign seeds 2 cereal seeds max. Cereal seeds exception only.

Specification of Spilt Green Lentils

Properties Values / Limits
Colour Speckled, greeny-blue in colour.
Flavour Earthy, peppery taste, free from any objectionable flavours.
Odour Should be free from any objectionable odours and taints.
Texture Should be firm, free flowing Green Lentils and not joined together.
Contrasting Colours Max. 0.5%
Stained Max. 4.0%
Heated Max. 0.5%
Peeled, Split & Broken Max. 3.5%
Other Damage Max. 2.0%
Total Damage Max. 3.5%
Ergot Max. 0.05%
Insect Parts Max. 0.02%
Stones Max. 0.10%
Other Foreign Material Max. 0.2%
Total Foreign Material Max. 0.5%

Specification of Faq Urad Dal

Properties Values / Limits
Damaged Grain: 4.0% Maximum
Foreign Material: 1% Maximum
Brown Seeds: 3% Maximum
Sister Seeds: 3% Maximum
Weevilled Seeds: 2% Maximum

Common Packing For Container Shipment

Products Packing Container
Spilt Lentils 25kg or 50kg PP Bags 460Bags x 50kg in 20’FCL or 920Bags x 25kg in 20’FCL
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