Besan or the Bengal gram flour has been a popular ingredient in Indian kitchens since times immemorial.
Pithla and Vada-Pav from Maharashtra, Dhokla from Gujarat, Besan ke laddoo, Bhajiya, Pakode, Puran-Poli, kadhi and the list goes on.
Besan breads or rotis have low levels of glycemic index and thus are good for diabetics. Besan is gluten-free, low on calories and highly nutritious. It does wonders to your skin too and is a popular choice in home remedies for skin brightening and tightening.