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Name Black Matpe
Other Name Whole Sabut, Black Gram, Urad Dal Chilka, White Lentil Dhuli
Scientific Name Vigna mungo

Varieties Available: Urad Whole (Sabut, Black matpe, Black gram)/Urad dal chilka,(skinned)/Urad dal dhuli (white lentil split)

Urad, also referred to as the Urad bean, Urd, Urid, Black Gram, Black Lentil or White Lentil (Vigna mungo) is a bean grown in southern Asia. It contains 26.2% protein, 56.6%, carbohydrate and 1.2% fat. Urad also has 180 mg of Calcium per 100 gm.

India is the largest producer and consumer of Black Gram in the world. Other producing countries are Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Bangladesh, Canada, Iran, Greece, East African countries.

Urad is grown all over India, mainly in the monsoon season, the main areas of production being Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.s It is a good source of phosphoric acid, proteins, carbohydrates and calcium.

Nutrition Facts, Urad (Vigna mungo), Per 100 grams
Calories 341
Nutrition Facts Value In %
Fat 2%
Carbohydrate 19%
Protein 50%
Calcium 13%
Iron 42%
Magnesium 66%
Vitamin B-6 15%
Vitamin B-12 0%

*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Urad (Black gram ) is an erect, sub-erect or trailing, densely hairy annual herb. The tap root produces a branched root system with smooth, rounded nodules. The pods are narrow, cylindrical and up to 6 cm long. The bean isboiled and eaten whole or after splitting into dal; prepared like this it has an unusual mucilaginous texture. Ground into flour or paste, it is also extensively used in culinary preparation like dosa, idli, vada, and papad.

Urad (Black gram ) harvesting season is from October-November. Black Gram (Urad, Mash) is a highly prized pulse, very rich in phosphoric acid. It is used more or less in the same way as Green Gram (Mung). It is also used in preparing Papad (a kind of wafer) and Barian (spiced balls of ground dal). It is used together with rice in preparing Dosa and Idli, popular breakfast dishes.

Urad is very nutritious and is recommended for diabetics, as are other pulses. Though very beneficial in limited quantities, it can cause flatulence if consumed in excess.

Packaging  detail

Packing: 25kg/Woven PP. bag, 50kg/Woven PP. bag.

(*Custom packaging can be provided on customer request or in special conditions.)

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