Gram Flour

Gram Flour

Scientific Name :

Cicer Arietinum

Medicinal Value :

They can assist in lowering of cholesterol in the bloodstream

Nutrient Value :

Zinc, Folate, Protien. Low in fat. In Desi Chana fibre content which is much higher than the light coloured variety

Culinery and Other Values :

In vegan cooking gram flour mixed with eaual proportion of water can be used as a substitute for eggs. Chilla is a popular fast food in india made with gram flour. Used in variety of dishes in india like bondas, pakora, bhaji, dhokla, mysore pak etc.

Glossary :

  • English : Gram Flour
  • Tamil : Kadalamaavu
  • Malayalam : Kadala Podi / Kadala Mavu
  • Telugu : Senaga Pindi / Chenaga Pindi
  • Kannada : Kadalehittoo
  • Hindi : Besan / Channa No Lot
  • Bengali : Baeshun
  • Gujarati : Channa No Lot
  • Konkani : Chonyapitti / Sone Pet
  • Marathi : Besan
  • Oriya : Besan
  • Punjabi : Besan