Health Benefits of Chickpeas: If you think eating Dals and Eggs is enough for the source of protein you need, you need to know about the benefits of black chickpeas (Kala Chana) that along with a rich source of protein and vitamins is also a tried and tested method for all stomach disorders and digestive problems. This is the main reason why the water collected from boiling Black peas is highly nutritious for children suffering from Colic pains.
Health Benefits of Kala Chana (Chickpeas)
Benefits of black chickpeas or Kala Chana are immense and can help you to stay healthier naturally. Black chickpeas are very nutritious and apart from providing the essential elements it also helps in clearing the digestive tract. It also relieves complains of bloating and belching if consumed regularly and contains enough roughage to smoothen the excretory cycle of the body. In case of a stomach infection, eating Black Peas is effective in retaining the nutrition of the body and stopping loose motions and getting rid of diarrhea!
The other family members of this protein and roughage rich family are White Chana, Kabuli Chana and Legumes like Rajma and Choley. Among all the other types, the Black chickpeas (Kala Chana) are the most easily digested.
Skin Benefits of Black Chickpeas
Presence of some nutrients like folates, fiber, protein, carbohydrates, copper, iron and phosphorus make black chickpeas able to cure some of the common skin diseases such as;
- Treats White Spots (Leucoderma)
- Helps you to Get Rid of Ringworm Infection
- Makes your Skin Glowing
- Removes Pimple Scars
- Protects your Skin from Sunburn
- Cures Skin Inflammation
Why You Need to Add Black Chickpeas in your Diet?
Chickpeas are low in fat, high in dietary fiber and rich in healthy vitamins and minerals. 2 or 3 tbs can provide the same nutritional value as 5 portions of fruits and veggies. Thus, you should add this legumes to your diet to avail all the benefits that black chickpeas offer.
Did You Know?
Black chickpeas (Kala Chana) are very hard in its structure and needs to be pressure steamed before being cooked. Alternatively, you may also soak the required quantity in water overnight to soften them a bit. But what do you do if you have to cook them immediately at a short notice. Just add half a tea spoon of baking soda to it and see it soften in a matter of minutes in pressure steam!