About Chickpeas Organic
Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are a tasty and versatile legume that has been utilised in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cookery for centuries. They retain their shape well when cooked and are consumed fresh as a green vegetable, parched, fried, roasted and boiled.
They are also consumed as a snack food, sweets and condiments or as a paste such as hummus. They are also ground into flour and used to make soup, bread and sweetmeats.
They are one of the meatier textures when it comes to beans and pulses and they make fantastic curries, plus are a great source of high Protein, Fibre, Folate, Manganese, Copper.
Storage and shelf life
Store chickpeas in a dry and sealable food storage container – we recommend glass. Keep the container in a cool, dry and dark area out of the sun and heat.
Chickpeas, when properly stored, have a shelf life for up 2 years.
Shipping and delivery
The product is available for delivery and pick up from our store in de Pijp.
The product is delivered in recycled paper bags.
Nutritional Value per 100 g
Energy 378 Kcal
Protein (g) 20.5
Fat (g) 6.0 (Saturated: 0.6)
Carbohydrates (g) 63 (Sugars: 10.7)
Dietary fiber (g) 12.2
Salt (g) 0.06
How to use
Soak 1/2 cup dried chickpeas for 12 hours. Drain, rinse, and add the soaked chickpeas to a pot. Cover by a few inches with water, and add 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and cook at a simmer until tender, about 90 minutes to 2 hours.