Natco Urad Dal (white). Urad Dal (white) is also called as Ulutham Paruppu are usually black lentils that have been skinned and split. Urad dal is the most common legume used in India to make soups and dals. In South India, Urad Dal along with rice is used to make dosas, which are crispy pancakes. Urad Dal is also used to make pappadums along with seasoning for curries with mustard seeds in South India.