Channa dal is a good source of dietary fibre and contains an insignficant amount of polyunsaturated fat. Minerals such as zinc and calcium are present in addition to considerable amounts of protein. It has a low glycemic index, which proves it to be suitable for diabetics despite the high carbohydrate content present and are known to increase glucose tolerance. It also helps treat vomiting, lower cholesterol and improve digestion.Interestingly an integral staple in Indian kitchen, chana dal is used in multitude of Indian dishes such as in soups, salads, curries, dal preparations, savouries, sweets and rice dishes. this economical pack of chana dal contains no preservatives, colours and cholesterol.