Sunday, 18 October 2009

Roasted Chana Dal

  • Roasted Chana Dal is also called as Daria Dal, Roasted Split gram, Phutana, Pappulu or Puttanalu pappulu (Hyderabad).
  • It is roasted, husked and split Desi of variety Chickpea (Bengal Gram).
  • It is tiny, tough, creamy white, crispy with rich and nutty taste.
  • It is available here in USA, in Indian Grocery Stores, as Daria Dal.
  • It is commonly used as a thickener with chutneys such as coriander chutney, Coconut Chutney etc.
  • Daria Dal is rich in manganese, folate, and protein, dietary fiber, copper, phosphorous and iron.

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