Besan or gram flour is a pale yellow flour made from ground chickpeas (or chana dal). It is rich in proteins, thiamin, and Vitamin B-6 and is gluten-free.
- Gram flour is used as a thickener for sauces.
- As a batter for deep fried food and snacks such as pakoras and bondas.
- To make special Besan rotis or Indian bread and delicious sweets like besan laddu or burfi.
- It is also great for the skin when mixed with water and used topically as an exfoliant.
Read more about Besan here.