Khaman is a common food in the Gujarat made from soaked and freshly ground channa dal or channa flour (also called gram flour or besan). Generally eaten as a snack,
Nylon Khaman (nylon meaning soft) are much softer than normal Khaman. Although the recipe is similar, the difference is that this type of Khaman takes less time to cook. Nylon Khaman are more famous in Northern Gujarat.