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chickpea

a drought-resistant legume with a 20% protein content in the seeds. Used for livestock and human consumption. Called also Cicer arietinum, gram, garbanzo.
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If you are using fresh chick peas, soak them overnight in a bowl of water until they plump up to about double their original size.
Add garlic and spices and cook for another minute, add chick peas and two slices of lemons
Meatball sub on a whole grain roll, romaine salad with chick peas, strawberry and blueberry cup and milk
Oil a 900g (2lb) non-stick loaf tin, then place a third of the chick pea mixture in the bottom.
Variations on plain kabuli rice include rice with meat chunks, chick peas, onions, cloves and raisins.
Previous study on chick pea demonstrated that inoculation increased nodules dry weight at late stages of plant growth [6].
Fillet of seabass, spiced potato &chick pea & coriander scone, red onion &tomato & mint yoghurt salad, cauliflower puree (ser ves 4) Ingredients: 4 seabass fillets (de-scaled & pin-boned); 1 cauliflower; 4 plum tomatoes; 1 red onion; 1 fresh mint; 1 pot of natural yoghurt; 100ml double cream; 100g Maris Piper potatoes; 100g chick peas (tinned); 1 fresh chilli; 25g coriander; 25g plain flour; salt and pepper.
Cook's tips Try the chick pea curry alone as a vegetarian dish or accompaniment.
Main course choices include pan roasted Scottish sirloin with Cafe de Paris butter and frites, Moroccan flavoured monkfish with chick pea and red onion tagine, Spanish-style Jam House paella and a Taste of the US featuring a mini fillet burger, Southern chicken, coleslaw, macaroni cheese, corn on the cob, Boston baked beans and mini baked potato.
The line up will also include canned chick pea dhal and Bombay potato by September.
You'll never look at a chick pea in the same way again.