Arhar dal also known as Pigeon pea or Toor dal or Red gram is used to prepare recipes like sambhar and kootu varieties. Organic Arhar Dal is consumed across the country by almost all the communities and in all the households as a major source of protein in every day diet. It is also an important ingredient in many food delicacies cooked at home. Arhar dal is very nutritious and so after cooking without spices, the water present above the dal can be filtered and given to infants above 8 months. It cooks quickly without any hassles. It can cure cough, poisoning effect, gas troubles, acidity, stomach pain and piles. It makes a balanced human food, quells swelling of internal organs and with waters it cures intoxicating effects.