Chana usal is a popular Maharashtrian dish with a strong flavour and taste. Chickpeas and sprouted beans are combined in one dish to make for a scrumptious meal that can keep you full for a longer time. Both these legumes are extremely nutritious and have many health benefits. They are a key source of dietary protein for vegetarians. Being low in glycemic index, legumes are a good option for diabetics as they aid in controlling blood sugar levels. Being an excellent dietary source of iron they help in fulfilling your body’s requirement of the mineral and prevent anemia. Chickpea is an excellent source of the trace mineral manganese that is extremely important to bolster your immunity.Here are more reasons why you should consume chickpeas or chana.
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Published: December 12, 2014 7:56 pm | Updated:March 20, 2015 6:18 pm