Black Gram


Botanical Name                      Vigna mungo

Common name                       Ulutham parupu (Tamil), Mashah ( Sanskrit)

Religious significance             It is associated with Rahu . Lord Rahu is shown with four hands and three of them are holding a sword, javelin and shield and the fourth one is held in varada mudra.

Uses This legume contains building blocks of protein necessary for good health. The iron and folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and B vitamins in these foods help meet Vitamin and mineral requirements.  Regular consumption of black gram also promotes hair growth  and overall health

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