Chick peas also known as Bengal Gram, is a pulse cultivated in India. There are 2 main types
The Desi is also known as Bengal gram or kala chana. Desi chickpeas have a markedly higher fiber content than Kabulis and hence a very low glycemic index which may make them suitable for people with blood sugar problems.
Bengal gram is one of the most important pulses in India. It is consumed in the form of whole dried seeds and in the form of dhal, prepared by splitting the seeds in a mill and separating the husk. Seeds are angular with pointed beak and small helium. All parts of the plant are covered with glandular hairs. Bengal gram is believed to have originated in western Asia. It spread at a very early date to India and Europe. The crop was known was the ancient Egyptians. Hebrews and Greeks. Its areas of cultivation are India, Burma. Pakistan. Egypt and other Mediterranean countries. Ethiopia. South America and tropical Australia.
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Product Weight: 907 Grams (2 LB)
Storage Instructions: Keep in Cool & Dry Place
Package: Plastic Packet
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