Urad Dal Flour

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Urad dal flour, also known as “kali maavu” in South India, is a type of flour made from urad dal, which is a variety of black gram or black lentils. The dal is cleaned, roasted, and then finely ground to create a smooth, fine flour. Urad dal flour is commonly used in Indian cooking, particularly in South Indian cuisine, and it has a variety of culinary applications.

Added Ingredients:

  • Black Urad Dal
  • Dry Ginger
  • Native Variety Raw Rice
  • Cardamom

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Urad Dal Flour

Black lentils, or urad dal, are the source of urad dal flour, which is also referred to as “kali maavu” in South India. To make a smooth, fine flour, the dal is cleaned, roasted, and then ground finely.

The scientific name of black gram is Vigna mungo (black gram)

  • Rich in protein,fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
  • It’s gluten-free, aids digestion, supports bone health, and can help regulate blood sugar level
Urad dal nutrition:
  • Protein: 18 g, 36%
  • Cholesterol 0mg.
  • Sodium 10mg.
  • Calcium: 22mg, 2%
  • Iron, 3.6mg, 20%
  • Potassium: 110mg, 2%
  • Vitamin D
Recipe for Kali Dal or Ulunthankali:

½ cup Urad dal Flour
¼ cup + 1 tbsp jaggery or karupatti powdered
3 tablespoons of sesame oil


  • Heat a pan with jaggery, half a cup, and 2 tablespoons of water.
    When it reaches a boil, add the powdered urad dal combination. Turn off the heat and whisk briskly.
  • Continue to whisk until the mixture is smooth. Add 1/4 cup of water again and stir well.
  • Restart the heating and add 2 more tablespoons of water. Continue to whisk over medium heat.
  • Mix in 1 tablespoon of oil at a time. Once cooked and all three tablespoons have been added, try touching the mixture with water-smeared hands; it should not stick to your fingertips and should resemble halwa.
  • Turn off the heat.

Ulundhu Kali has more health benefits, particularly for women. Excellent for the health of women Usually given to young girls during puberty or menstruation, this candy is associated with those periods. Because of its high iron content, pregnant women are the ones who receive it the most.

  • It helps reduce harmonic imbalance.
  • Helps in reducing joint pain

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500gm, 1kg

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