1. Excellent source of fiber – One cup of cooked red lentils contains approximately 40 grams of carbohydrates of which 15 grams are dietary fiber.
2. A Source of Fiber and Protein2. High in protein – One cup serving of red lentils has 17.8 grams of protein which satisfies 32% of protein requirement for men and 38% for women.3. Rich in B-vitamins – Red lentils are superior in providing B-vitamins4. Source of iron