English: Vigna mungo, known as urad, urad dal, udad dal, urd bean, urd, urid, black matpe bean, black gram, black lentil [not to be confused with the much smaller true black lentil (Lens culinaris)], maas (in Nepali), đậu đen (Sinhala, උඳු Vietnamese,'உழுந்து or உளுந்து (in Tamil language), literally: black bean) or white lentil, is a bean grown in southern Asia. It is largely used to make dal from the whole or split, dehusked seeds. It, along with the mung bean, was placed in Phaseolus, but has since been transferred to Vigna. At one time it was considered to belong to the same species as the mung bean.
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