Orid dhall goes by different names such as Vigna mungo, black gram, urad bean, urid bean, minapa Pappu, mungo bean or black matpe bean depending on its color, texture and the place it is cultivated.
Orid is dehusked to get orid dhall which has a high level of protein, potassium, calcium, iron, niacin, Thiamine, and riboflavin. Hence the natural content of orid dhall covers the entire nutrient requirements for the human body.
Orid dhalls are ground into flour or paste and it is extensively used in culinary preparations like dosa, idli, vada , and papad. Udhaiyam Orid Dhall is one of the best quality products which gives a good yield and it is fresh. It is also one of the trustworthy brands in South India and extensively supplied
across the globe.
Nutrient Content & Health Benefits
Being native to India, its cultivation is highly valued due to its high calorific value (237 Kcal / 100 gram dry weight) and numerous other benefits like
Urad dal or black gram originates from India and has been cultivated since ancient times.
In 13th century AD the great Hindu philosopher Shri Madhvacharya is believed to have introduced the dal as an offering in ceremonies in place of sacrificing animals.