Split Bengal gram is the most popular legume from List of Indian Dals. Chana dal is delicious, nutritious and easily digested. Indian cooking is resisted with the huge use of chana dal in different ways. Chana dal is baby chickpeas that has been split and polished. Chana dal is highly nutritious even when is roasted or powdered to make the besan i.e. chickpea flour or Bengal gram flour. It has a rich flavor and aroma.