Kala chana is a small dark brown coloured chana with a rough coating. Kala chana is a healthy addition to any diet. It is naturally low in fat, high in dietary fibre, rich in vitamins and minerals. It has a low glycemic index. Kala chana is very nutritious and used in curries and chaats. As black chickpeas are a great addition to salads especially sprouted ones. They can be lightly fry with spices and mixed with fresh diced onions, minced coriander leaves, green chili and lime juice to make a tasty snacks. Kala chana can be used to make a gravy curry and serve with naan or roti or rice or paratha.