Chickpea is a great source of vegetable protein. Its popularity is constantly growing. The taste of this ingredient reminds of hazelnuts. You may buy either dry chickpea or canned. If you choose a can, you`ll save several hours as you won`t need to keep it in water for the whole night.
Chickpea may be used for cooking different dishes. For example, hummus, falafel, chickpea chops, etc. Here is the recipe of chickpea puree.
This is delicious, healthy and nutritious dish. Mashed chickpea is an amazing vegetarian snack. Meat lovers may eat it as a garnish with fish and meat dishes. Let`s cook it!
That`s it. By the way, if you are in a hurry, add baking soda into the pan while cooking chickpea. You may also add it into the bowl with water and dry peas.
Eat this healthy puree with vegetables or add fish/meat to make your meal more nutritious.