: And [recall] when you said, "O Moses, we can never endure one [kind of] food. So call upon your Lord to bring forth for us from the earth its green herbs and its cucumbers and its garlic and its lentils and its onions." [Moses] said, "Would you exchange what is better for what is less? Go into [any] settlement and indeed, you will have what you have asked." And they were covered with humiliation and poverty and returned with anger from Allah [upon them]. That was because they [repeatedly] disbelieved in the signs of Allah and killed the prophets without right. That was because they disobeyed and were [habitually] transgressing. Quran 2:61
Lentils are considered pulses, which are "the dry, edible seeds of plants in the legume family" according to the Pulses.org, and are a powerhouse for many key nutrients. There are several varieties, including green, red, small brown, French green, and black.
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Halal Consumer - Issue 54 (ifanca.org)