They can assist in lowering of cholesterol in the bloodstream
Zinc, Folate, Protien. Low in fat. In Desi Chana fibre content which is much higher than the light coloured variety
Bengal grams can be eaten cold or cooked in salads. Ground into a flour called chickpea/besan flour and is used mostly in Indian dishes. Can be cooked and ground into a paste called hummus. Can be fermented to create an alcoholic drink. Can be ground and shaped into balls and fried as falafel.