Like whole black gram it has all the nutritious values in it except skin. It is the basic ingredient to make south Indian breakfast recipes like idly, vada and dosa. South Indians use split urad dal in seasoning along with hing, mustard seeds, jeera/cumin seeds, curry leaves and red chilies. We need to soak them, to make a fine paste. By mixing urad dal flour with other flours, we can prepare varieties of deep fry snacks.