Chana sattu flour is a type of flour made from roasted Bengal gram or chickpeas. It is a traditional ingredient commonly used in Indian cuisine, especially in the regions of Bihar, Jharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh. The process of making chana sattu involves dry-roasting Bengal gram, then grinding it into a fine powder.
Chana sattu flour is known for its nutty flavor and high nutritional value. It is a good source of protein, dietary fiber, and various essential nutrients, making it a popular choice among vegetarians and vegans as a protein-rich alternative.
Sattu is highly versatile and can be consumed in various forms. It is often used to prepare a refreshing and nutritious drink by mixing it with water, sugar, and sometimes lemon juice. This drink is popularly known as "sattu ka sherbet" and is particularly favored during hot summer months for its cooling properties.