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Chick-peas are also known as Spanish beans, garbanzo beans, or ceci peas. They have an irregular shape, firm texture and a nut-like flavor. Excellent in Spanish stew and Italian Minestrone. Especially popular on the West coast of the US.
Hummus, a popular Mediterranean appetizer dip are made with chickpeas.
There are two main kinds of chickpea:
Dried chickpeas need a long cooking time (1–2 hours) but will easily fall apart when cooked longer. If soaked for 12–24 hours before use, cooking time can be considerably shortened by around 30 minutes.
It should be noted that that chickpeas do not cause lathyrism. Similarly named "chickling peas" and other plants of the genus lathyrus contain the toxins associated with lathyrism.
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) is usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) is a member of the Legumes and Legume Products USDA nutritional food group.
|British (UK) term:||Chickpeas (garbanzo beans)|
|en français:||pois chiches|
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