Arhar, its dal up on retailers’ demand
New Delhi, Oct 17:In restricted activity, arhar and its dal prices rose by up to Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on pick up in demand from retailers.
However, other pulses held steady in thin trade. Traders said besides pick up in demand from retailers, restricted arrivals from producing belts mainly led to rise in arhar and its dal prices.
Arhar and its dal dara variety rose by Rs 50 and Rs 100 to Rs 4,000 and Rs 6,000-7,900 per quintal, respectively. Following are today’s pulses rates (in Rs per quintal): Urad Rs 4,400-5,900, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 5,500-5,600, Urad best Rs 5,600-6,100, Dhoya Rs 6,000-6,200, Moong Rs 4,800-5,500, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,500-5,700, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,100-6,600 and best quality Rs 6,600-6,800.
Masoor small Rs 3,600-3,700, bold Rs 3,650-3,800, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,700-4,200, best quality Rs 3,800-4,300, Malka local Rs 4,450-4,650, best Rs 4,550-4,750, Moth Rs 3,600-4,000, Arhar Rs 4,000, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 6,000-7,900.
Gram Rs 5,400-5,700, Gram dal (local) Rs 6,000-6,400, best quality Rs 6,400-6,500, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 2,600, Rajdhani Rs 2,600, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,700-10,000, Kabuli Gram small Rs 9,200-10,400, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 4,800-5,000, Peas white Rs 2,625-2,650 and green Rs 2,675-2,775.