Also called Gram Flour, garbanzo bean flour, or besan, is flour made from ground chickpeas known in a number of Asian countries as gram. It is a staple ingredient in Indian, Pakistani, Nepali and Bangladeshicuisines. Gram flour can be made from either raw or roasted gram beans. The roasted variety is more flavourful, while the raw variety has a slightly bitter taste.
Gram flour contains a high proportion of carbohydrates,no gluten,and a higher proportion of protein than other flours.
- Great Source of Fiber
- Helps Improve Heart Health
- Stabilizes Blood Sugar and May Prevent Diabetes.
- Can help with Weight Loss.
- Lowers Inflammation and Improves Immune Function
- Free of Gluten and Beneficial for Digestion
In the form of a paste with water or yogurt, it is also popular as a facialexfoliant in the Indian Subcontinent. When mixed with an equal proportion of water, it can be used as an egg replacement in vegan cooking.
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