Roasted Chana Dal or Bengal gram husk is removed, a gram is split and roasted. Roasted Chana Dal is an unadulterated source of protein. Roasted Chana Dal is a good source of plant protein. Therefore, effective in reducing the risk of heart-related problems. Dals have a low glycaemic index, therefore good for diabetics! Channa Dal (Roasted) with an outer shell can provide a good amount of fiber and protein, which keeps you fuller for longer as they take time to digest. It is a perfect snack for weight loss as it helps to reduce overall calories. Chutneys are a famous side dish of south India. We used to prepare chutney for dosa, idli, appam, chappathi. Pottukadala (roasted gram) is rich in iron.