Roasted Chana Dal or Bengal gram husk is removed, a gram is split and roasted. Roasted chana dal has an earthy, nutty flavor. It has a very distinctive texture. 24 Mantra Organic Roasted Chana Dal is an unadulterated source of protein. Roasted Chana Dal is a good source of plant protein Therefore, effective in reducing the risk of heart-related problems. Similar positive results were seen when animal protein is replaced with plant protein on glucose levels in the blood. Dals have a low glycaemic index, therefore good for diabetics!