Black Gram Porridge

Black gram porridge is the best breakfast recipes since ages.

It is rich in protein, potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron and vitamin B.

Mainly it is good for women’s health as it is a necessary dish for them in people of all ages, from baby to granny.

As it is rich in iron and calcium so it is given to girl who attained puberty. And also it is given to new mom’s to overcome her pregnancy difficulties like back pain as it is good for our bone.It also boosts milk supply in lactating women. On the whole it is a good energy giving food and it is had as breakfast to give energy the whole day.

Health Benefits of Black Gram Porridge (Ural Dal)

1. Energy Booster

Black gram is a healthy pulse as it is rich in iron content. This helps boost the energy levels in the body and keeps you active. This is particularly essential for women undergoing menstruation who have a higher chance of iron deficiency. Consuming urad dal regularly increases your energy significantly as it replenishes the body’s iron stores.

2. Protein rich

Urad Dal is good source of protein in vegetarian diet. This makes these beans an inexpensive, economical and tasty protein source.

3. Anti inflammatory properties

Urad dal has anti inflammatory properties. Usually a hot poultice of black gram is beneficial in inflammation of joints and muscle pain.

4. Anti-Aging

Urad dal also has various beauty benefits. Applying urad dal face packs is good for the skin as it prevents the formation of fine lines. Moreover, black gram also helps get a fair and flawless skin.

5. Improves Digestion

The best benefit of ingesting black gram is that it enhances digestion because of its rich fiber content. Black gram benefits the health as it has both soluble and insoluble fiber which is good for digestion and also prevents constipation.

6. Boosts Heart Health

Aside from reducing cholesterol, black lentils also boost health. This advantage is linked to the rich magnesium and folate levels that prevent damage to the arterial walls. In addition, magnesium boosts
cardiovascular health through increasing blood circulation.

7. Action on male reproductive system

Black gram is a natural aphrodisiac as it treats sexual dysfunction. Soak urad dal in water for 5-6 hours and then fry it in ghee. Have this pulse to have a healthy sex life. Also, It increases milk secretion in lactating mothers.

–  Dr Subajanane Jeyanthan, Niyanthree Ayurveda Clinic, Colombo, Sri Lanka –

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