Indigenous seed, Grown by small farmers. Immunity Booster. Packed with goodness -proteins, minerals and vitamins! Product of Natural Farming.
Community Impact: Organically grown by NPOP certified farmers, practicing natural farming.
Health Benefits: Both cuisine and medicine, according to Ayurveda, Desi chana balances the three doshas. “High quality protein. Rich in dietary fibres. Excellent source of vitamins, Helps cure Type 2 diabetes and cancer. Packed with nutrition. Digestion friendly.” (Jukanti et.al. 2012) Heart Friendly, balances cholesterol, Blood pressure regulator, Liver detox.
How to use: Used to prepare curries, breakfast sprouts and in salads, hummus, nutritious mixed bowls, burgers, wraps, When roasted, a popular all-time desi snack.
Recipe: Breakfast Chana Sprouts
Wash; soak a bowl of Desi chana in just enough water to cover for 1 or 2 hrs. When soaked, remove excess water. Use this water in soups or curries. Leave chana covered at room temperature for a day and a night. You will find they have sprouted. To prepare toss for 1-2 mins in 1 tsp oil/ghee, tempered with ½ tsp jeera, haldi. Add salt to taste and ½ to 1 tsp grated ginger, chopped onion, coriander, mint. Squeeze ½ a lemon or ½ tsp juice. Mix and serve.
Storage: Store in cool dry place in glass or steel jar preferably