TRS Chana Dal belong to the Indian elementary foods and are very popular because of their mild nutty taste. TRS Chana Dal (Half Polished Chickpeas) are ideal for the preparation of authentic Indian dishes without meat. Compared with the brown chickpeas, the yellow chickpeas are slightly milder and cooked faster. Use the peas for the preparation of the dish palak chana dal (a dish of chickpeas and spinach) and lauki chana dal (casserole with bottle gourd). You can also make fine chickpea flour from it and use it as a component of Indian desserts (besan halwa, besan bundi).
Chana dal is high in fiber and helps to lower cholesterol.
It also has a very low hypoglycemic index, which is important for those with diabetes.
Chana dal is a helpful source of zinc, folate, calcium and protein.
It is low in fat and most of it is polyunsaturated.