Gram Flour

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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

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