Chana dal is legume which is extracted from baby chickpeas.. It looks and tastes like small kernels of sweet corn, and is one of the most popular ingredients in Indian cuisine. Apart from being used in soups, salads, curries, dal preparations, savouries, sweets and rice dishes, the legumes are also roasted and powdered into chickpea flour (besan), another ingredient that is widely used in almost every province of India.
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Chana dal is highly nutritious! It is rich in Folate, Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid which helps the body to produce and maintain new cells.