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Urad Whole (Black Gram)

Urad Whole (Black Gram)

Osutra Organic brings you certified (NPOP/NOP) organic Urad Whole (Black Gram).  Which is grown without any Chemical/Pesticide. Organic Black Gram is more nutritious and testier then non-organic Black Gram. Black gram or urad whole is one of the important pulse crop in India. Black gram reported to be originated in India. Its references have also been found in Vedic texts such as Kautilya’s ‘Arthasasthra’ and in ‘Charak Samhita’ lends support to the presumption of its origin in India. India is the largest producer and consumer of Black gram in the world. Black gram is a rich protein food. It contains about 26 percent protein, which is almost three times that of cereals. Black gram supplies a major share of protein requirement of vegetarian population of the country. It is consumed in the form of split pulse as well as whole pulse, which is an essential supplement of cereal based diet. The combination of dal-chawal (pulse-rice) or dal-roti (pulse-wheat bread) is an important ingredient in the average Indian diet. The biological value improves greatly, when wheat or rice is combined with Black gram because of the complementary relationship of the essential amino acids such as arginine, leucine, lysine, isoleucine , valine and phenylalanine etc. In addition, being an important source of human food and animal feed, it also plays an important role in sustaining soil fertility by improving soil physical properties and fixing atmospheric nitrogen. Being a drought resistant crop, it is suitable for dryland farming and predominantly used as an intercrop with other crops.

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