Besan flour prepared from pure chana dal. It is pale yellow in colour and fine in texture. It is a good source of dietary fibre and contains an insignificant amount of polyunsaturated fat. Besan forms the base of the batter used for bajjis, pakodas and vadas. They are used to make desserts and various kinds of sweet meat. They also are used as a natural scrub for the skin and is believed to enhance its complexion. Besan Flour 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.