Bengal Gram

Bengal Gram


Bengal gram, closely related to the chickpea family, is a yellow lentil, rounded on one side and flat on the other. Bengal gram is one of the earliest cultivated legumes.


Bengal Gram, also better known as dark brown peas or chana, is widely regarded as an important pulse, owing to its nutritional properties. It contains a good amount of iron, sodium and selenium in addition to small doses of manganese, copper and zinc. A handful of Bengal gram is a very good source of fibre and folic acid.

Bengal Gram healthy Benefits:

  • Serves as an energy booster
  • Restricts diabetes
  • Helps the digestive system
  • Treats anemia
  • Helps with facial care