Gram flour or besan is a pulses flour made from ground yellow gram lentil. It is a staple ingredient in the cuisine of Indian. Besan or gram flour contains healthy unsaturated fats & is a good source of fiber. Ideal for mixing with flour for rotis & parathas or indulging your sweet tooth.
Chickpea flour, also known as gram, besan, or garbanzo bean flour, has been a staple in Indian cooking for centuries. Chickpeas are versatile legumes with a mild, nutty taste, and chickpea flour is typically made from a variety called Bengal grams. This flour, which you can easily make at home, has recently grown in popularity across the world as a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour. Chickpea flour is full of vitamins and minerals, with 1 cup (92 grams) providing 101% of the RDI for folate and over a quarter of your daily needs for several other nutrients. Chickpeas contain antioxidants and may help fight free radicals. Using chickpea flour in processed foods seems to reduce their content of harmful acrylamide. Chickpea flour has 25% fewer calories than white flour, making it less energy-dense. Eating more lower-calorie foods may help you reduce calorie intake while eating the portion sizes you’re used to. may decrease hunger by regulating the hunger hormone ghrelin. Still, more research is needed to explore this effect.
- Besan contains soluble fiber, which keeps your heart healthy.
- Besan is one of the best home remedies to control Diabetes.
- Besan helps in faster calorie burn because of the lower levels of the glycemic index.
|Dimensions||5 × 5 × 5 cm|