Peas weaken on muted demand

NEW DELHI, Feb 25:  Barring a slide in peas prices on sluggish demand, rest other pulses held steady at the wholesale pulses market today.

Traders said lower demand from retailers against sufficient stocks position on increased arrivals from producing regions mainly attributed the fall in peas prices.

In the national capital, peas white and green were down by Rs 50 each to Rs 2,650-2,675 and Rs 2,850-2,950 per quintal.

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

Urad Rs 5,700-6,300, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 5,800-5,900, Urad best Rs 5,900-6,400, Dhoya Rs 6,300-6,500, Moong Rs 4,900-5,100, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,400-5,600, Moong Dhoya local Rs 6,000-6,500 and best quality Rs 6,500-6,700.

Masoor small Rs 4,650-4,800, bold Rs 4,700-4,900, Dal Masoor local Rs 5,000-5,500, best quality Rs 5,100-5,600, Malka local Rs 5,300-5,500, best Rs 5,400-5,600, Moth Rs 3,650-4,050, Arhar Rs 4,100, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5,900-7,700.

Gram Rs 5,100-5,300, Gram dal (local) Rs 6,000-6,300, best quality Rs 6,400-6,500, Besan (35 kg), Shakti Bhog Rs 2,500, Rajdhani Rs 2,500, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,500-10,300, Kabuli Gram small Rs 8,700-9,200, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 5,600-5,800, Peas white Rs 2,650-2,675 and green Rs 2,850-2,950. (PTI)