Chickpea is an annual crop, cultivated in cool season. Fertile sandy & loam soil in various parts of India provide perfect condition for Chickpea growth. Indian weather conditions of 21 ºC to 26 ºC daytime temperatures and 17 ºC to 21 ºC night temperatures also favor this crop. Chickpeas have deep tap root system so they can endure drought conditions by extracting water from deeper soil. Maturing time require for Chickpeas is 120 days.
Chana dal is delicious, nutritious and easily digested. It is one of the most popular ingredients in Indian cuisine.Apart from being used in soups, salads, curries, dal preparations, savouries, sweets and rice dishes, the legumes are also roasted and powdered into chickpea flour (besan), another ingredient that is widely used in almost every province of India.
Red lentils are loaded with essential proteins, fiber, iron and other vital nutrients including amino acids isoleucine and lysine. These are also good sources of potassium, iron, dietary fiber, Folate, 0 fat, vitamin B1, vitamin A, vitamin K, and several others. It , having lot of heath benifits like Heart Healthy by Lowering Cholesterol, Stabilise Blood Sugar Level, Weight Loss, Anti-Ageing Properties, Nourishes Teeth and Bones, Maintain Healthy Vision, Beneficial for a Glowing And Radiating Skin.
Black gram is mainly cultivated in Indian subcontinent. Black lentil is nothing but the split black gram and after removing black skin it is sold as white lentil. In India Black gram is popular as “Urad dal” and it is highly prized pulse among all the pulses. Apart from India it is also cultivated in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Most suitable climate to cultivate Black gram is 27-30º C with heavy rainfall. This annual crop prefers loamy soil which has high water preservation capability. Black gram grows normally in 90-120 days and it also enriches the soil with nitrogen.
Kala Chana is an Indian black chickpea, also called Bengal gram. They are smaller in size, have a rough exterior and a nuttier flavor than light brown chickpeas. However they can be used in the same way as the lighter chickpeas.
Black CheckPeas is a rich source of nutrition and also helps in treating various diseases especially digestive disorders and stomach disorders. Black Cheakpeas also helps in clarifying the blood and makes the skin carry a glow of health. They are also rich in protein, fiber, vitamins and have a low glycemic index which helps to regulate blood sugar. They are an important part of the vegetarian diet of many Indians. This is why a regular consumption of Black Checkpeas is very necessary for the modern times where nutrition is majorly adulterated.