SPLIT CHICKPEAS. (CHANADAL)
Chana Dal Is Nothing But Tender And Split Chickpeas. It Is Bright Yellow And Looks Like A Half-Sphere. It Is An Excellent Source Of Protein, Carbohydrates, And Fiber.
“Chana” is chickpeas, and “dal” is split lentils, peas, or chickpeas. Therefore, chana dal is split chickpeas in soup or curry form! For this dish, chickpeas are split and polished, resulting in a different texture and feel than whole chickpeas (while maintaining the same health benefits).