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Beans Garbanzo Flour Stone Ground
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Garbanzo Beans, also known as chickpeas, are nutty-tasting beans that can be mashed into spreads and dips, cooked into falafel or just tossed into salads. High in Fiber Cholesterol Free and Low Fat Food Good Source of Iron Low in sodium Gram flour is a flour made from ground chana dal, a legume otherwise known as chickpeas.[1] It is also known as chickpea flour, garbanzo flour, or besan (Bengali: ???? beshon). Used in many countries, it is a staple ingredient in Indian and Bangladeshi cuisines, and, in the form of a paste with water or yoghurt, a popular facial exfoliant in the Indian Subcontinent.[2] Moreover, when mixed with an equal proportion of water, can be used as an egg-replacer in vegan cooking.[3] Gram flour contains a high proportion of carbohydrates[4] but no gluten.[5] Though it has no gluten, in comparison to other flours gram flour has a relatively high proportion of protein.[6] Although pronounced similarly in American English, gram flour is unrelated to graham flour.