Split and skinned Urad Pulses. At 25% protein, Urad is the richest amongst all pulses in terms of protein. It is also a rich souce of Vitamin Bs and is full of iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium and potassium making it perfect food for pregnant women. Too high consumption of Urad can lead to high Uric Acid and thus, it should be consumed in moderation. Did you know you can easily skin split pulses at home? Just soak in water for 3-4 hours, rub soaked pulses with your hands and peel will float on water. Rinse the water and yummy skinned pulses is ready to cook. It is healthier preparation and wet skinned pulses are tasty to consume raw.