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Ulundhu (Black Gram) Benefits

Black gram is a type of bean. Black gram also known as ulundu, mungo beans, black lentils or matpe beans, wigna mungo. It has a high nutritive value and consist high content of proteins, vitamins and minerals. Presently, black gram is successfully cultivated in the districts of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Vavuniya, Kurunegala, Puttlam, Killinochchi, Mulathiv, Batticaloa and Jaffna. Black gram is used most famously to make Thosai, Ulundu wadei as well as making dal. Black gram is an imperative part of exotic cuisines such as stews, soups, curries, bread and side…

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