A cup of boiled kala chana contains 269 calories. It has 4 grams of total fat, with less than 1/2 gram of cholesterol-raising saturated fat. Beans are good plant-based sources of protein, and 1 cup of kala chana contains 15 grams of protein, or 30 percent of the daily value based on a 2,000-calorie diet. Each cup of cooked kala chana provides 45 grams of total carbohydrates, including 8 grams of natural sugars. Garbanzo beans are cholesterol-free.