Pulses. A fancy word to describe the ever-so-delicious and protein-packed chickpeas, lentils, and dry peas. I am truly fascinated by the different types available and love picking up a new variety every time I go for my Indian groceries. My pantry now contains over 20 different varieties! Before I dive into some of my favorite pulses and the common recipes I use them for, here is my brief understanding of various pulses.