Split chickpeas, also called pigeon peas, pidgeon peas. Also called split chick pea.
These protein rich grains are extremely nourishing providing many amino acids in the diet. They are used to make soups and dals in the Indian cuisine. A funny use of this dal is to feed the horse that the groom travels on during the time of wedding in India. It is considered healthy and provides a good meal when combined with brown rice or naan bread.
Lentilles chana dal