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   Organic Urad dal/Split Black gram

Product Type - Urad dal/Split Black gram
Botanical Name - Vigna mungo
Family Name - Fabaceae


The black gram or the urad dal is one of the most popular and widely used Indian pulses. It is usually grown in the southern parts of Asia. It is highly cultivated in India as it has numerous health benefits. Black gram is often ground to paste to prepare different culinary dishes idlis and dosas (traditional food in South India).



Split urad dal retains the skins and also has a strong flavor. Skinned and split urad dal is creamy white and somewhat bland the dal is boiled and has an unusual mucilaginous texture. Ground into flour or paste, it is also extensively used in culinary preparation like dosa, idli, vada, and papad. When used this way, the white lentils are usually used. The white lentils are called "ulundhu" in Tamil. It has creamy white interiors, used in cooking across South Asia.

   Culinary Uses Of Urad Dal/ Split Black gram

  Urad dal is used on a daily basis in South Indian houses to make batters for idlis and dosas     and is also an important ingredient in tempering for most South Indian dishes
  This tastes delicious when cooked dry with fried garlic/onion.
  People also prepare "Vadas" out of it by soaking the dal in water.
  It is used for preparing varieties of dosas, idlis, also vada. it acts as a binding stuff for rice &     also it gives crispiness.
  Extremely nutritious and very easy to prepare, you need just onion, tomatoes fresh veggies     and tomatoes.
  Dosa made with white urad dal practically peel them off the pan when cooked, and have a     satisfying bread-like flavour.

   Health Benefits Of Urad Dal/ Split Black gram


 It provides many of the nutrients your body needs, such as protein, fat, and carbohydrates.    These foods serve as the best plant source of protein. Protein is considered essential for overall    development of the body and muscles
  This legume contains building blocks of protein necessary for good health.
  The iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and B vitamins in these foods help meet     vitamin and mineral requirements.
  Regular consumption of black gram also promotes hair growth and overall health.
  Energizer Consumption of black gram also provides sufficient energy to the body. It replenishes    the iron content in the body. It is considered to be the staple food consumed by vegetarians.     Black gram is rich in iron but contains lesser amount of fat and high calories.
  High fiber content: Urad dal is also rich in fiber content and thereby enhances digestion. It     includes two types of fiber including soluble and insoluble fiber. Insoluble fiber helps to prevent     constipation whereas soluble fiber aids in digestion.
  Cholesterol and heart health Consumption of black grams also helps to reduce cholesterol and    improves cardiovascular health. It contains high levels of magnesium and folate which aids in     blood circulation. It also prevents damage to the walls of the arteries

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