Urad dal chilka, also known as Split Black Gram, is one of the famous lentils used in southern part of Asia, especially in Indian cuisine. Urad dal chilka is also known to please everyone's taste palettes. Urad dal chilka is easy to prepare and can be eaten as a side dish also. Urad dal chilka is very nutritious and is also used in ayurvedic medicines. The ayurvedic term for urad dal chilka is 'masha.'