Besan is a good source of thiamin and vitamin B-6. Thiamin is required for the conversion of food to energy where as Vitamin B-6 is essential for combining of the red blood cells and neurotransmitter serotonin.
Gram flour commonly called as besan is a staple ingredient in an indian kitchen. Besan is gluten-free flour used in the preparation of several sweet and savoury snacks. The super-fine flour prepared from pure chana dal, has an earthy aroma and binding nature that makes it a key ingredient in the batter used for preparing onion pakodas, traditional potato and vegetable bhajiyas, and some sweet dishes.