A fine ground pulse flour made from Chana Dal also known as Hulled black split chickpeas (Bengal gram). Sher Kala Chana Flour is frequently used in Indian cuisines. The flour is used as a batter to coat various vegetables and meats before frying. The whole chana is great when used in curry, sprouted for salads, and roasted for snacks. Whole chana flour is made from this black chana and is different from besan. As a rich source of iron, Kala chana can prevent anemia and boost your energy levels. This is particularly beneficial for pregnant and lactating women as well as growing children. Iron plays an important role in the formation of hemoglobin which helps transport oxygen from the lungs to all body cells.