Chickpeas are larger round light-colored beans, also called Kabuli Chana, a staple of the protein diet with high nutritional value, often used in India and the Middle East.
Delicious for appetizer, soups, salads, casseroles, pate’s & curry, or to make Middle Eastern hummus and falafel. Roast the Chickpea to make a fantastic and healthy snack.
Basic Preparation: Wash, rise & soak overnight, drain. Place in a pot with 3 cups of water/ cup of bean, bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 60-90 minutes or until tender (add more water as needed). Whisk lightly, remove the floating foam. Flavor with butter or oil, salt to taste and any seasoning if desired. Cook uncovered over low heat until desired consistency.
Yield: 3 cups of cooked beans / Cup of dry beans