Gram flour, also known as garbanzo bean flour, or besan, is a pulse flour made from ground chickpeas known in a number of Asian countries as gram. It is a staple ingredient in Indian, Pakistani, Nepali and Bangladeshi cuisines. Gram flour can be made from either raw or roasted gram beans. The roasted variety is more flavorful, while the raw variety has a slightly bitter taste.
Gram flour contains a high proportion of carbohydrates,no gluten,and a higher proportion of protein than other flours.
Culinary uses of Gram Flour:-
Gram flour is very useful in authentic Indian cuisines
Gram flour is also used for making poppadoms
It is also used in barfi and ladoo
Health Benefits of Gram flour:-
Gram flour helps to lower the glycemic index
Gram flour has a very high protein content
It is gluten free
It has high in nutritive values
It Helps with weight loss
It Helps in controlling diabetes
It Helps with heart health too
It Fights with allergies