Garbanzo Beans - 1.75 lbs

$5.49

Garbanzo Beans (Cicer Arietinum) are small, hard, knobby beans about 3/8 inch round. This black variety can be either dark brown, or black. The nutty flavor and firm texture of the Garbanzo Bean makes it very versatile. Also known as chick peas, Ceci, cici, cheechee, Pois Chiche, Gran, Kabuli, Channa, or Safaid Beans. Garbanzo are found often in Indian and Mediterranean dishes. They are high in fat content and are a good source of calcium, the B Vitamins, protein and iron. Ground Garbanzo Beans are used to make fritters, dumplings and spicy breads. Ground Garbanzo Beans are also referred to as Cici Flour or Chick Pea Flour. Garbanzos are believed to have come from Mesopotamia and were first cultivated about 5000 BCE.

Suggested Use:
Garbanzo Beans are eaten in India boiled, fried, roasted, sprouted, stewed, in soups, and ground into flour. Serve cold in a vinaigrette or simply toss with olive oil and garlic. The best known Garbanzo dishes are hummus and falafel.


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  • Model: B34AJ
  • Shipping Weight: 2lbs
  • 14 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: D'allasandro


This product was added to our catalog on Friday 04 April, 2008.

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