Lens culinaris or Lens esculenta
The lentil (Lens culinaris or Lens esculenta) is an edible legume. It is a bushy annual plant known for its lens-shaped. It is about 40 cm tall, and the seeds grow in pods, usually with two seeds in each. In South Asian cousine, split lentils are known as dal. usually eaten with rice or rotis, the lentil is a dietary staple throughout regions of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal.