If you love relishing piping hot fluffy idlis, crispy vadas and tantalizing dosas on your breakfast table and feel energetic for the rest of the day – then it’s time you give a shout-out to our own protein loaded bean- the Black Gram.
Native to the Indian subcontinent and mostly grown in the coastal Andhra Pradesh in our country, these smooth, cylindrical oval shaped black gram beans go with the botanical name Vigna mungo and are popularly known as Urad Dal in Hindi.
- Like many other types of beans, a black gram is very high in fiber, which can help to remedy any gastrointestinal issues you might be suffering from.
- The significant levels of iron found in black gram make it an ideal way to boost energy and increase vitality.
- For pain relief and inflammation throughout the body, a black gram is one of the oldest and most trusted Ayurvedic remedies.
- One of the common complaints about black gram is that it can significantly boost the uric acid levels in your body.