Urad Dal Whole
(500 Gram)




 Urad Dal Whole

Urad dal, also known as white lentil or black lentil is a kind of bean from List of Indian Dals and mostly used in Southern part of Asia.It is used as a major ingredient in Indian cuisine for preparing a healthy diet. Urad Dal Whole has protein, fat, and carbohydrates, which are required by the body. This dal is one of the richest sources of proteins and Vitamin B.

It is also good for women as it has iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium which makes it a healthy pulse. It is extensively utilized in various culinary preparations such as dosa,papad and vada.

Different names of Urad Dal
Black Gram- English
Urad dhuli, Urad chilka, Urad sabut , Urad saboot,Kali dal -Hindi
Ulundu Paruppu – Tamil
Minappappu – Telugu
Uzhunnu Parrippu – Malayalam

Along with Dals/lentils, seeds like Chia seeds,sesame seeds,Pumkin seeds,Hemp seeds are also very healthy option to include in our diet.Healthy seeds are full of vitamins,minerals ,essential oils and enzymes.There is List of Healthy Seeds which gives broader information on how seeds will help to improve health.
Health Benefits of Urad Dal.

Health Benefits of Urad Dal

1.Energy Booster:

Black gram is a healthy pulse as it is rich in iron content. This helps boost the energy levels in the body and keeps you active. This is particularly essential for women undergoing menstruation who have a higher chance of iron deficiency. Consuming urad dal regularly increases your energy significantly as it replenishes the body’s iron stores.

2.Protein rich:

Urad Dal is good source of protein in vegetarian diet. This makes these beans an inexpensive, economical and tasty protein source.

3.Anti inflammatory properties:

Urad dal has anti inflammatory properties. Usually a hot poultice of black gram is used in inflammation of joints and muscle pain.


Urad dal also has various beauty benefits. Applying urad dal face packs is good for the skin as it prevents the formation of fine lines. Moreover, black gram also helps get a fair and flawless skin.

5.Improves Digestion:

The best benefit of ingesting urad dal is that it enhances digestion because of its rich fiber content. Urad dal benefits the health as it has both soluble and insoluble fiber which is good for digestion and also prevents constipation.

6.Boosts Heart Health:

Aside from reducing cholesterol, black lentils also boost health. This advantage is linked to the rich magnesium and folate levels that prevent damage to the arterial walls. In addition, magnesium boosts
cardiovascular health through increasing blood circulation.

7.Action on male reproductive system:

Urad dal is considered as a natural aphrodisiac as it treats sexual dysfunction. Soak urad dal in water for 5-6 hours and then fry it in ghee. Have this pulse to have a healthy sex life. Also, It increases milk secretion in lactating mothers.