GARBANZO BEANS - Kosher/Gluten Free

Garbanzo Beans
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GARBANZO BEANS - Kosher/Gluten Free

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Description:

TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE - Tentative Arrival  9/9/15   Garbanzo beans, also known as Chickpeas, were first cultivated around approximately 3000 to 5000 BCE. Their cultivation began in the Mediterranean and spread to India and Ethiopia and was brought to other subtropical regions of the world by both Spanish and Portuguese explorers as well as Indians who immigrated to other countries. Garbanzo Beans are small, hard, roughly globular, beige beans about 3/8 inch round. Garbanzo beans have a delicious nut like taste and firm buttery texture. High in protein and fat, they are a good source of calcium, the B Vitamins, and iron. Called by other names such as Ceci, Cici, Cheechee, Pois Chiche, Gran, Kabuli, Channa, or Safaid Beans,  these beans are extremely versatile. They are a noted ingredient in many Middle Eastern and Indian dishes such as hummus, falafels, and curries and can be made into a coffee-like drink if roasted brown then ground. Garbanzo beans are found often in Indian and Mediterranean dishes. 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.

Ingredient Statement:

Garbanzo Beans.

TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE - Tentative Arrival  9/9/15

Garbanzo Beans are eaten in India boiled, fried, roasted, sprouted, stewed, in soups, and ground into flour. They are excellent in cold salads, just toss with olive oil and garlic or zesty vinaigrette. The best-known Garbanzo dishes are hummus and falafel but these flavorful beans can be used in stir-fry, stuffing, salads, stew and curries. One cup dry yields 2 cups cooked.

Substitutions: Great Northern, Lima, Black Chickpeas.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

Soak overnight. Rinse and place in a large pot and cover with fresh water. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 60-90 minutes until tender. This bean produces foam, so skim the water regularly while cooking.

One cup dry yields 2 cups cooked.

Product Description

Garbanzo beans, also known as Chickpeas, were first cultivated around approximately 3000 to 5000 BCE.Garbanzo beans have a delicious nutlike taste and firm buttery texture. High in protein and fat, they are a good source of calcium, the B Vitamins, and iron. They are a noted ingredient in many Middle Eastern and Indian dishes such as hummus, falafels, and curries and can be made into a coffee-like drink if roasted brown then ground. Ground Garbanzo Beans are used to make fritters, dumplings and spicy breads.

Physical

Color: Light to dark brown.

Flavor: Nutty.

Size: Approximately 3/8 inch in diameter, round, hard, knobby.

 

Chemical

Moisture: N/A

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Garbanzo Beans.

Allergen Statement

Contains no allergens.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 cup (35g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 130Calories from Fat 20
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Trans Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 0g0%
Sodium 10mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 21g7%
Dietary Fiber 6g24%
Sugars 4g 
Protein 7g 
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C2%
Calcium4%
Iron10%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.