Category Archives: Chickpeas

Health Benefits of chickpeas

Health Benefits of Chickpeas

Chickpeas or garbanzo beans are a type of legume that is round-shaped and mostly beige in color. An important and popular food plant, chickpeas are extensively used in India, Africa, the Middle East and Central and South America. Loaded with nutrients, the seeds are high in fibre, protein and good sources of iron, phosphorous and […]

Chickpeas - Diet Food To Lower cholesterol

Diet Oriented Food – Chickpeas

The term Chick peas is derived from the French word ‘chiche’ and Latin word ‘cicer’. During 1500 the chickpeas were called as Chiche. The botanical name of Chick peas is ‘Cicer arietinum’. There are mainly 2 types Chickpeas Kabuli Chick peas and Desi chick peas. Kabuli chick peas are generally larger and tan yellow in […]