Urad Dal are native to the Indian subcontinent and are mostly grown in the coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh. An adequate intake of this grocery staple was found to flush out the toxins, excess fat, and uric acid from the body. Urad dal is the only pulse that has 10 times more phosphorous than any other legumes. It is rich in fiber; soluble and insoluble both of which are known to have digestive benefits. The mineral constituent of this dal i.e, magnesium and potassium have a protective effect on the heart. The high iron content of this dal helps prevents anemia among individuals. Pregnant women should include this dal in their diet frequently as they are more prone to iron deficiency. The essential fatty acid present in this legume has been found to strengthen the hair and prevent brittling of the hair. Though this dal has quite a number of exclusive benefits, it was seen to increase the uric acid levels in the body. It is therefore advisable that individuals with kidney stones, & gout have them in moderation.
Nutritional Facts: Whole urad dal is a good source of dietary fiber, flavonoids, vitamin b, iron, copper, calcium, potassium, zinc and phosphorous
Recipes: Used to prepare breakfast and snack delicacies like idli, vada, dosa, dal makhani, stews, khichdi, bread, confectionery, halwa, bonda & so on
Storage: The major conditions that affect the storage of these grains are temperature and humidity. Store urad dal in airtight container in a dark dry place away from moisture
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