In a mixed pattern of trading, prices of kabuli gram and rajmah rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today on stockists buying, driven by pick up in demand. However, urad, masoor and malka ended lower on slackened demand. Traders said stockists buying supported by uptick in demand from retailers against restricted supplies from producing regions, mainly pushed up kabuli gram and rajmah chitra. In the national capital, kabuli gram small variety and rajmah chitra were quoted higher by Rs 100 each to Rs 9,300- 10,500 and Rs 7,700-10,500 per quintal, respectively. On the other hand, urad and its dal chilka local fell by Rs 100 each to Rs 4,700-5,600 and Rs 4,800-4,900 per quintal, respectively.
Urad best quality and dhoya traded lower by a similar margin to Rs 4,900-5,400 and Rs 5,300-5,500 per quintal. Masoor small and bold also drifted lower by Rs 100 each to Rs 3,700-3,900 and Rs 3,750-4,000 per quintal. Its dal local and best quality lost Rs 100 each to Rs 4,100-4,600 and Rs 4,200-4,700 per quintal. Malka local and best quality shed Rs 50 each to Rs 4,300 -4,500 and Rs 4,400-4,600 per quintal. Following are today's pulses rates (in Rs per quintal): Urad Rs 4,700-5,600, Urad Chilka (local) Rs 4,800-4,900, Urad best Rs 4,900-5,400, Dhoya Rs 5,300-5,500, Moong Rs 4,600-5,300, Dal Moong Chilka local Rs 5,300-5,500, Moong Dhoya local Rs 5,900-6,400 and best quality Rs 6,400-6,600. Masoor small Rs 3,700-3,900, bold Rs 3,750-4,000, Dal Masoor local Rs 4,100-4,600, best quality Rs 4,200-4,700, Malka local Rs 4,300-4,500, best Rs 4,400-4,600, Moth Rs 3,250-3,650, Arhar Rs 3,700, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5,800-7,600. Gram Rs 5,200-6,100, Gram dal (local) Rs 5,900-6,300, best quality Rs 6,300-6,400, Besan (35 kg), Shakti bhog Rs 2,500, Rajdhani Rs 2,500, Rajma Chitra Rs 7,700-10,500, Kabuli Gram small Rs 9,300-10,500, Dabra Rs 2,700-2,800, Imported Rs 4,700-5,100, Lobia Rs 5,000-5,200, Peas white Rs 2,600-2,625 and green Rs 2,650-2,750.