A rich plant-based protein which is heavier on the stomach than other pulses and legumes which can be used as part of a weight controlled diet.
A versatile nutritious legume which helps support blood sugar control and benefits digestion. Used in cooking in many countries around the world.
Suitable for cooking to make hummus and also chana dal or just as an ingredient in dishes.
Astringent, sweet. Benefits in cooling of the body.
Effects on the doshas
Up in Vata
Down in both Pitta and Kapha