Urad dal is a kind of Indian pulse that is certified to be consumed by patients of diabetes. The dal has an ability to maintain the glucose levels in the body. Many doctors recommend this dal to patients of kidney stones. Kidney stones or stones in urinal passage can be reduced in the size of stones. Urad daal are often blended into a thick paste and a pinch of asafetida, salt is added into it for forming perfect batter for homemade pakode.