Dal (lentils) price rising will always have a significant impact on people monthly expenses on food. It is the most important source of plant protein. So once the dal (lentils) price is too high then it will seriously affect common people’s essential nutrition, particularly country like India where a big percentage of people are vegetarian.
There are so many Indian dishes which are made with lentils. North Indian dal makhani, dal tadka, dal fry, chana ghiya, rajma etc are very popular dal based food. Whereas you will need dal to make South Indian idli, dosa, vada, appam etc. So without dal probably there is no proper meal in India.
Do you remember how many more dal (lentils) based dishes? Share those with us by leaving a sweet & short comment below.
Dal (Lentils) price in July 2018
Masoor dal price – Rs 85-88/Kg (Split), Rs 75-80/Kg (Black, Whole)
Moong dal price – Rs 100-110/Kg (split), Rs 110-115 (Green, Whole)
Toor (arhar) dal price – Rs 75-78/Kg (Split)
Chana dal price – Rs 100-105/Kg (Split)
Urad dal price – Rs 100-110/Kg (Split), Rs 120-125/Kg (Black, Whole)
Rajma price – Rs 140-145/Kg
Matar (peas) dal price – Rs 70-75/Kg (Split)
Dal (lentils) price is dependent on many factors, like production, demand, procurement issue/cost, transportation cost/delay etc. So it may vary from place to place. Dal (lentils) price varies from market to market also. These prices are noted according to local market price, I mean in Kolkata where I am residing. In case you find a big difference in prices from your local market then you must share it with us. It will help all readers to know variation in Dal (lentils) price from place to place. So have you noticed any of such significant differences or it is almost the same?