Spices Pulse is an important group of crops in India, which is also responsible for yielding large financial gains by amounting for a large part of the exports. Pulses are the major sources of protein in the diet. Of all categories of people pulses form an integral part of the Indian diet, providing much needed protein to the carbohydrate rich diet. India is the largest producer of pulses in the world.

Spices Most agro pulses are grown on non-irrigated land in India with growers responding to winter rainfall conditions by reducing seeded area for the rabi season. Few regions with high productivity are Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal delta region, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, coastal and eastern Karnataka and parts of Maharashtra. Major agro pulses are chickpeas (gram), pigeon pea (tur or arhar), moong beans, urd (black matpe), masur (lentil), peas and various kinds of beans.

Variety of Pulses
  • Chana Dal (Bengal Gram)
  • Toovar Dal (Yellow Lentils Water Polish)
  • Massor Dal (Red Lentils)
  • Kabuli Chana (Chick Peas)
  • Mung Dal (Green Gram)
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