How To Store Pulses


Dry Pulses

Store Time: Up to 1 year

If stored for longer, pulses may require longer cooking times to soften

Canned Pulses (Sealed)

Store Time: Several Years



Store Time: Up to 3 Days

Stored in a sealed, airtight container

Canned or Cooked Pulses (Opened)

Store Time: Up to 5 Days

Sealed in airtight container in cooking liquid or covered with water

Soups, Chili, and Curries

Store Time: Up to 5 Days

Stored in a sealed, airtight container


Cooked Pulses

Store Time: 6 Months

After pulses have cooled completely, drain any excess liquid and store in single-serving portions in sealed, airtight containers or freezer bags

Soups, Chili, and Curries

Store Time: 3-6 Months

Store in sealed, airtight containers

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