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Organic Besan or Chickpeas Flour

Organic Besan or Chickpeas flour made from a grounded mixture of chickpeas. Chickpea or gram flour is a chief condiment in Indian and South Asian cuisines. The flour is powdery yellow and has an earthy flavor adding savour to various dishes.
Chickpeas flour or Besan makes a crispy coating for deep-fried vegetable pakoras.
 
The variety of chickpea flour depends on the kind of chickpea used to ground. One can use either raw or roasted chickpeas. Roasted chickpea flour is more characterized; while raw flour has a slightly bitter taste. Also known as besan, it is also used in gravies, batters, etc.
 
Besan flour paste with water and yogurt used as a face mask. It is also rubbed on the body for cleaning and tanning of the skin. in the Indian subcontinent. It is also called UBTAN
 
In vegetarian cooking, it is also used a replacement of eggs.

Its contains a high quantity of carbohydrate and no gluten. Compared to other flours, gram flour is high in protein content. It is also quite popular in Italian and French cuisines.

Nutritional Value

  • Reduces bad cholesterol level in the blood.
  •  Minimizes the risk of colon cancer.
  • Essential source of Folic acid, that helps in the production of red blood cells.
 
Did you know? Besan flour can keep our brain younger. This is due to the presence of Folic acid.
 
Its hair pack nourishes the hair making it healthy and shiny.
 
Chickpeas flour or besan available online at biomart.in