Lentils

ORGANIC GREEN LENTILS are among our most frequently requested type of lentils which we supply mainly from the Altai region of Russia. Lentils are very nutritious, it is found in many cuisines of various countries, especially in many Indian and Middle-Eastern dishes where it is cooked with salted fish or meat. Lentil contains from 24 to 35 % protein, carbohydrates from 48% to 53%, fat – 0.6 to 2 %, from 2.3 to 4.4% of mineral substances, it is also a good source of B vitamins. Protein contained in lentils includes vital amino acids, well absorbed by the body. Energy value of 100 g of lentils is minimum 300 calories. This legume is particularly healthy because its high content of protein, carbohydrate and zinc, which makes it especially valuable for a vegetarian diet. Thus, being high in dietary fiber, B Vitamins, and a variety of minerals (including phosphorus, zinc, iron, and magnesium), lentils are behind only soybeans among legumes in their protein content by mass! These lentils have a spicy, earthy flavor, and cook up creamy and soft. Green lentils can be used in soups, stews, salads, patties, curries, and nutty-tasting purees, as well as a side portion to meat or fish alternatively mixed in a salad as these lentils keep their disc shaped when cooked. You can improve the digestibility of lentil by adding a little vinegar during the cooking process.

ORGANIC RED LENTILS – a very useful dietary product with a high content of easily digestible vegetable protein. This protein value is not inferior to meat. This representative of the Legume family contains almost the whole range of elements and compounds that support normal functioning of the human body. Among them: vitamins A, C, E, PP, amino acids, folic acid, potassium, calcium, zinc, iron, iodine etc.

Red lentils are especially rich in iron, which makes it especially useful for people suffering from anemia. Its dietary fibers help to regulate metabolism. Even a small serving of lentils gives you the feeling of satiety. Lentil belongs to those plants that have the ability not to accumulate toxins. This quality adds even greater value to this product.

Red lentils are a source of energy that is slowly consumed by the body. Therefore, people who eat this type of legumes, almost never face the problem of chronic fatigue syndrome. Germinated lentils are especially useful, because the process of germination increases the content of vitamins and minerals by several times.

We offer our lentils packed in 25/50 kg pp bags or big bags at competitive prices on various terms of delivery.