Nirav Chana Dal (Bengal Gram) - 2 lbschanna dal, gram lentil,
Chana dal, also known as Bengal gram, is the most widely grown dal in India. Its pale-yellow color has a sweet, nutty aroma. Chana dal has a very high nutritious value. It is praised by diabetics for its incredibly low index on the glycemic index. (The glycemic index measures the effect of foods on blood sugar levels.) Bengal gram is often stewed with vegetables, especially bitter gourds and squashes.