Organic Masoor Dal Mogar is split pink lentil. It is also commonly referred to as a skinless or dehusked pink or red lentil. Masoor Dal is perhaps the most frequently used Dal throughout India. Masoor Dal cooks fast and does not require soaking prior to cooking, as it is soft and the skin has been removed. Natural Masoor Dal Mogar has an earthy flavor and contains very little fat. It turns a golden color when cooked. Masoor Dal has the third highest amount of protein by weight compared to other plant-based foods, making it popular among vegetarians. It is commonly eaten alone or in combination with low-fat yogurt. As a Certified USDA Organic, non-GMO and vegan product, organic Masoor Dal Mogar perfectly complement vegan, gluten-free, and vegetarian lifestyles. Certified USDA Organic products are grown and produced using methods that preserve the environment while avoiding synthetic materials such as antibiotics and pesticides. Such products are produced by organic farmers and processors that preserve natural resources and biodiversity, only use approved materials, support animal health and welfare, do not use genetically modified ingredients (GMOs), receive annual inspections, and separate organic food from non-organic food. They also follow standards that cover the product from farm to table, including pest control, soil and water quality, and rules for food additives. Natural Masoor Dal Mogar is a GMO-free food, meaning no specific changes were introduced into its DNA via genetic engineering. This Masoor Dal Mogar is also a vegan food, which means they exclude all forms of animal products including meat, eggs, dairy, poultry, seafood and honey. We recommend storing this 2lb package in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.