Chana dal or senagapappu is chickpea that is split and polished. It appears and tastes similar to sweet corn. This grocery staple is used as a major ingredient for vada, and for tempering masala. A cup of chana dal provides around 33% of daily protein and 55% of the fiber intake. Being a food of low glycemic index it forms a super healthy nutrient dal of choice for diabetics.
Nutritional Facts: Powerhouse of protein, fiber, iron, folic acid, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium, and zinc
Cooking Tips: Depending on your recipe you can soak chana dal for a few hours prior to cooking to speed up the cooking process.
Recipes: It is employed in the preparation of a number of delicacies including soups, curries, dal, savory, sweet, fritters, salads & so on
Storage: Dried dal can be stored in an airtight container in a cool dark dry place for up to a period of 12 months. Once cooked you can store them in a refrigerator for not more than a month.
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