Chana dal, also known as split Bengal Gram, is produced by removing the outer layer of Kala Chana (black chickpeas) and then splitting the kernel. It is slightly larger in size than most other legumes, yellow in colour and has a delicious, mildly sweet and earthy flavour. It is eaten with roti or rice and sabji.
Health Benefits :
– Its fibre content is high and it is believed to be helpful in lowering the cholesterol.
– It is considered beneficial for people with diabetes.
– It contains vital minerals like zinc and calcium.
– It is a good source of protein and is low in fat.