In Indian cooking for decades, chickpea flour, also known as gram, besan, or garbanzo bean flour, has been a staple. Chickpeas with a mild, nutty taste are versatile legumes, and chickpea flour is usually made from a variety called Bengal grams. As a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour, this flour, which you can easily make at home, has recently risen in popularity throughout the world.
Rich in vitamins and minerals
May reduce the formation of harmful compounds in processed foods
Has fewer calories than regular flour
Affects blood sugar less than wheat flour