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Urad, its dal up on rising demand

Urad, its dal up on rising demand

New Delhi: Urad and its dal prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on increased demand from retailers.

However, gram, its dal softened due to lack of buying support against sufficient stocks.

Traders said good demand from retailers against restricted supplies from producing belts mainly led to the rise in urad and its dal prices.

In the national capital, urad and its dal chilka (local) rose by Rs 100 each to Rs 6,400-7,300 and Rs 6,600-6,700 per quintal. Its dal best quality and dhoya followed suit and enquired higher by a similar margin to Rs 6,700-7,200 and Rs 7,100-7,300 per quintal.

On the other hand, gram shed Rs 50 at Rs 5,500-5,650, while its dal local and best declined by Rs 100 each to Rs 6,300-6,600 and Rs 6,700-6,800 per quintal.

Following are today’s pulses rates (in Rs per quintal):

Urad Rs 6,400-7,300, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 6,600-6,700, Urad best Rs 6,700-7,200, Dhoya Rs 7,100-7,300, Moong Rs 5,100-5,300, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,600-5,800, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,200-6,700 and best quality Rs 6,700-6,900.

Masoor small Rs 4,700-4,850, bold Rs 4,750-4,950, Dal Masoor local Rs 5,100-5,600, best quality Rs 5,200-5,700, Malka local Rs 5,300-5,500, best Rs 5,400-5,600, Moth Rs 3,650-4,050, Arhar Rs 4,650, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 6,600-8,400.

Gram Rs 5,500-5,650, Gram dal (local) Rs 6,300-6,600, best quality Rs 6,700-6,800, Besan (35 kg), Shakti Bhog Rs 2,550, Rajdhani Rs 2,550, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,500-10,300, Kabuli Gram small Rs 9,200-9,700, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 5,600-5,800, Peas white Rs 2,700-2,725 and green Rs 2,900-3,000.