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Lentils is a low herbaceous plant belonging to the Legume family, which is grown for food purposes only. The seeds of green lentils are flat, resembling a plate in shape, which gave green lentils its second name – plate lentils.
Varieties differ in color of their seeds. Green and red lentils are the classic varieties that are the most common in Russia. It stands apart from other leguminous crops due to its high protein content and exceptional nutritional value. The green lentils price mostly depends on the total amount of useful properties, characteristics and cultivation area.
Green lentils are characterized by the green seeds color. The green lentils variety prevails on the Russian fields. The shade of seeds of a certain variety may differ from the reference one depending on the place of cultivation, ranging from dark green to olive. A special feature of this variety is an increased protein content.
It is not edible when raw. Calorie content – 227 kcal per 100 g of the product.
Lentils is used to produce flour and cereal, which are more nutritious than the seeds in their whole form. Flour is used for making bread, biscuits, as well as pies. There are even recipes for cooking sausages, sweets, and cocoa containing lentil flour.
Lentil cultivation is known for the crop’s immunity to environmental pollution. Even when growing in highly polluted zones, it accumulates no nitrates and radionuclides.