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    Health Benefits of Black Chickpeas | Kala Chana

    Benefits of black chickpeas

    The chickpea (chick pea) is known by different names as gram, chana, garbanzo, or Egyptian pea. It is one of the earliest cultivated legumes in the world. There are different varieties of chickpeas based on taste, color, and texture. In this article, we will discuss benefits of black chickpeas.  Health Benefits of Black Chickpeas | Kala Chana Black chickpeas, also known as kala chana, are a variety of chickpeas that are small in size and have dark black color. Black chickpeas differ from more commonly known brown chickpeas (beige-colored chickpeas). They have a nutty, earthy flavor and a firmer texture than regular chickpeas. Black chickpeas are widely used in Indian cuisine and are a common ingredient in curries, soups, salads, and chaats (snacks). …