Pulses are foods that are growns as pods like beans. Then the seeds are removed from the pods and dried. What we eat as pulses are these dried seeds from pods. All pulses are usually legumes. They are dried, preserved and then consumed by us. Most of us do not realise the full potential of pulses in our food. They are the best sources of proteins for vegetarians. In the Indian diet, pulses play a very important role. We have pulses in the form of dals, rajma (red kidney beans), chole (grams) etc.
Here is a list of 5 legumes that are healthy for you and should
be included in your diet.