India is the largest producer of this gram. Roasted chana dal or bengal gram has a delicious nutty flavor. This grocery staple is creamy white and has a crispy texture. This gram when grounded it is known as gram flour or besan. It is a great source of healthy fats and has no trans fat. It is a good source of copper, manganese, and phosphorous essential for bone health. They look and taste similar to sweet corn kernels. The high fiber content of roasted chana dal helps keep the blood sugar in check while lowering cholesterol levels. The crop is known as a farmer's favorite as it helps restore the natural fertility of the soil.
Nutritional Facts: Roasted chana dal is a good source of protein, fiber, calcium, potassium, magnesium & so on
Recipes: This dal can be used to prepare breakfast, lunch, dinner & even snacks. It is used to prepare delicacies like fritters, pancake, idli, chana fry, chivda, coconut chutney,
Storage: Make sure you store the dal in a dry airtight container away from moisture. Exposure to moisture can lead to loss of crispness of this dal