Chana / Gram Dhal

Chana Dal also known as the Split Bengal Gram is closely related to the chickpea family. It is yellow lentil, rounded on one side and flat on the other. Bengal gram is one of the earliest cultivated variety of legumes. In Indian cuisine, it is popularly known as Chana Dal. Chana Dal is one of the most popular ingredients of Indian cuisine. India is one of the leading cultivator of Bengal gram.