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Write the short note on the Kesari dal (Lathyrus sativus) and its ill effects.

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Kesari Dal (Lathyrus sativus): This is a staple food which is oftenly mixed with the other pulses. This is found in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal and Bihar. 

Ill effects: If any person consume high or excessive amount of Kesari Dal can suffer with a form of paralysis. It mainly occurs in boys and men in the age of 5-45 years. The disease starts with stiffness of the knee joints and legs with pain around the knee and ankle joints within 10 to 30 days. The person suffer from this disease becomes crippled as his knees gets bent and stiff.

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