Gram flour can be produced in a number of different ways and is a ground pulse flour. The best quality gram flour is produced from channa daal.
Due to its pale-yellow colour and earthy flavour it is used to make many sweet and savoury dishes popular among foodies. The flour is used to make the much-loved crispy coating of deep fried pakoras. It’s also used in gravies or curries and to make boondi which is a famous Indian snack. Soan papdi, besan ladoo and mysore pak are some of the sweets made with gram flour. The flour is also popular in Italian and French cuisines.
Those who are health conscious will be pleased to know that besan flour is naturally gluten free and high in protein, iron and fibre.