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Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans)
 Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) 

The Chickpea or Garbanzo is grown in tropical, sub-tropical and temperate regions. Chickpea is valued for its nutritive seeds with high protein. Chickpea seeds are eaten fresh as green vegetables, parched, fried, roasted, and boiled; as snack food, sweet and condiments; seeds are ground and the flour can be used as soup, dhal, and to make bread; prepared with pepper, salt and lemon it is served as a side dish.

Last updated: 1/20/12