Chan Dal, also known as split chickpeas or split garbanzo beans, is one of the major pulses in India.
They are a rich source of protein, fat, fiber, calcium and iron.
They are used in different types of lentil curries (most common is dal tadka), curries, rasams and dishes.
They are usually soaked in water for a few hours before being cooked as lentils or with other vegetables, and are also used to make chutneys.
It is believed to be good for bones and muscles, regulate blood pressure, good for the heart, and long-term use can also significantly reduce the risk of osteoporosis. It is one of the main foods given to children in the growing age group,
Nutritional value per 100g: energy value 1484kJ/352kcal; fat 5,7g, from "traces" of saturated fatty acids; carbohydrates 50g, of which sugars 12,5g; fiber 10g; protein 20,2g; "traces" of salt.
Produced in a factory that processes: peanuts, other nuts, sesame seeds, gluten-containing, cereals, milk, celery, soy, mustard and sulfates.
After opening, store in an airtight container to preserve product freshness and flavor. Store in a dry cool place.
Country of origin: India
Chana Dal, 500g