The botanical name of Black gram is Vigna Mungo and belongs to the family of Fabaceae. It is originated in India where it has been in cultivation from ancient times and is one of the most highly prized pulses of India.
Split Black Gram is not only nutritious but is also used in Ayurvedic medicines. It is very rich in proteins, fats and carbohydrates. This is one of the famous and important dal in India. Consuming this dal can boost energy levels. It can reduce cholesterol and improve heart health.