Scientific Name - Cicer arietinum L
Local Name - Desi Chana / Bengal Gram
They are considered as a vital and healthy legume that is filled with a bunch of nutritional benefits with 269kcal per 100g. Have a low fat content (4.2g) and can serve as an excellent stomach filling food that will not add to your body fat. Control blood pressure and good for bone health. It is available in split Dehusked form as chana dal and also in powdered form as besan.