Chana Whole/Kala Chana (Bengal Gram)
Osutra Organic brings you certified (NPOP/NOP) organic Kala Chana (Black Chickpeas). Which is grown without any Chemical/Pesticide. Organic Kala Chana is more nutritious and testier then non-organic Kala Chana. Kala chana is a part of the vegetarian diet in India. These are basically legumes belonging to the Fabaceae family. The plants are short in height and are mostly found in tropical and subtropical regions. The seeds are excellent sources of protein. Its also know as “Desi” variety of Chana. The ‘desi’ variety comprises of darker smaller seeds having a rough outer covering. It has much higher fiber content and lower glycemic index. Being an extremely versatile legume, it is widely used in a variety of Middle Eastern and Indian dishes like falafels, hummus and curries as well as salads, soups and stews or even as a quick snack. In addition to their delicious nut like taste and buttery texture, black chickpeas are extremely beneficial for health. Being low in fat, high in dietary fiber and rich in vitamins and minerals, black chickpeas can indeed be a healthy addition to your diet. Two to three tablespoons of these legumes are equivalent to one portion of the daily recommended five portions of fruits and vegetables.