Split Black Gram

Scientific Name :

Vigna Mungo

Medicinal Value :

Due to high pottasium content, black gram acts as an aphrodisiac, reduces high blood pressure, helps in erectile dysfunction

Nutrient Value :

Rich in protein, fat, carbohydrates, iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, pottasium and B vitamins, high fibre content

Culinery and Other Values :

In South India split black gram used for making idlis/dosa. Vadas are prepared by soaking black gram.

Glossary :

  • English : Split Black Gram
  • Tamil : Ulutham Paruppu
  • Malayalam : Uzhunnu Parippu
  • Telugu : Minapa Pappu
  • Kannada : Uddina Bele
  • Hindi : Urd Dal
  • Bengali : Mashkolair Dal / Kaalo Dal
  • Gujarati : Aalad Ni Dal / Urad Ni Dhal
  • Konkani : Udida Daali / Urdachi Dal
  • Marathi : Uddachi Dal
  • Oriya : Biri (Phala) / Muga Dali
  • Punjabi : Mah-Di-Dal / Urad Dhal
  • Kashmiri : Kaha