– It can be eaten as is or in the traditional Indian combination with gur or jaggery (this variation is known as gur chana).
– Chopped tomatoes, onions, coriander leaves, salt, chat masala, lemon juice and roasted chana come together to make a delicious and quick chaat preparation.
– Roasted Chana can be used in the preparation of chutney and poha (chivda) ack.
– It can be dehusked, grounded and can be used in sweets.
– It is considered a healthy snack option for those having high cholesterol and diabetes (as it has a low glycemic index)
– It is a good source of dietary fibre, calcium, folate, phosphorous etc.
– It is low in calories and fat, high in protein and iron.