Urad dal, also known as white lentil or black lentil is a kind of bean that is grown in the southern parts of Asia. Also known as black dal, urad dal is used as a major ingredient in Indian cuisine for preparing a healthy diet. Both black and yellow urad dal are used for preparing a variety of dals with different flavors. It is highly valued due to its numerous health benefits. Urad dal has protein, fat, and carbohydrates which is required by the body.