This is urad split without shells. Often called white gram, these creamy white lentils are used in purees and soups. They are also the special ingredient added to flours to make breads, dosa (crepes), idlis (steamed cakes) and sweets. No soaking is required.
Split and dehusked to produce a small pale yellow split pea (dal)
Popular in North and South Indian cuisine
Great for creamy dals and soups
Can be used to prepare dumplings
If fried in oil, this dal will turn red and aquire a nutty flavour