Chana Dal (Split Desi Chickpeas )
Chana dal are a type of desi chickpeas from India that have been split, skinned, and dried. They hold a great texture and a nutty flavor, comparable to roasted chickpeas. Typically, the dal is cooked al dente and then combined with curries or sauces or spices to complete the dish. Popular in both Northern Indian & southern Indian cuisines.