New Delhi: In a mixed pattern of trading, prices of arhar and urad fell by up to Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today owing to slackened demand from retailers against sufficient stocks.
However, gram and moong edges up on mild demand.
Traders said easing demand from retailers against adequate stocks positions on improved supplies mainly kept pressure on arhar and urad prices.
In the national capital, arhar and its dal dara variety fell by Rs 200 each to Rs 4,900 and Rs 6,700-8,500 per quintal.
Urad and its dal chilka local also slipped by Rs 100 each to Rs 6,300-7,300 and Rs 6,600-6,700 per quintal. Its dal best quality and dhoya followed suit and enquired lower by a similar margin to Rs 6,700-7,200 and Rs 7,100-7,400 per quintal.
On the other hand, gram, gramdal local and best quality were up by Rs 100 each to Rs 9,300-9,500, Rs 10,100-10,400 and Rs 10,500-10,600 per quintal, respectively.
Moong and its dal chilka also moved up by Rs 100 each to Rs 5,200-5,400 and Rs 5,700-5,900 per quintal. Its dal dhoya local and best quality traded higher by the same margin to Rs 6,300-6,800 and Rs 6,800-7,000 per quintal.
Following are today’s pulses rates (in Rs per quintal):
Urad Rs 6,300-7,300, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 6,600-6,700, Urad best Rs 6,700-7,200, Dhoya Rs 7,100-7,400, Moong Rs 5,200-5,400, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,700-5,900, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,300-6,800 and best quality Rs 6,800-7,000.
Masoor small Rs 4,950-5,100, bold Rs 5,000-5,150, Dal Masoor local Rs 5,400-5,900, best quality Rs 5,500-6,000, Malka local Rs 6,200-6,400, best Rs 6,300-6,500, Moth Rs 3,500-3,900, Arhar Rs 4,900, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 6,700-8,500.
Gram Rs 9,300-9,500, Gram dal (local) Rs 10,100-10,400, best quality Rs 10,500-10,600, Besan (35 kg), Shakti Bhog Rs 4,350, Rajdhani Rs 4,350, Rajma Chitra Rs 6,500-9,000, Kabuli Gram small Rs 9,800-10,300, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 5,400-5,600, Peas white Rs 2,500-2,525 and green Rs 2,700-2,800.