How to Cook Dried Chickpeas

How to Cook Dried Chickpeas

How to Cook Dried Chickpeas

Cooking chickpeas from a dried state is a great way to reduce sodium in your diet. This recipe will show you how to cook dried chickpeas.
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Low Phosphorus, Low Sodium, Medium Potassium, Medium Protein
Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 11 servings

Nutrition

Calories:150 kcal
Carbs:25 g
Sodium:126 mg
Potassium:361 mg
Phosphorus:151 mg
Protein:8 g
Fiber:7 g

Equipment

  • 1 Large bowl
  • 1 Large pot
  • 1 Strainer

Ingredients 

  • 1 lb Chickpeas, dried
  • 10 cups Water
  • ½ tsp Salt

Instructions

Overnight Soak

  • Rinse chickpeas thoroughly. Discard any stones or debris. Add chickpeas to a large bowl and cover with 2 inches of water and discard any chickpeas that float.
    Rinsing Raw Chickpeas in a Strainer
  • Add salt and soak at room temperature for 8 hours or overnight. Drain and rinse well.
    Soaking Chickpeas
  • Place chickpeas in a large pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for 30-60 minutes or until desired tenderness periodically add warm water during the cooking process to keep the chickpeas covered.
    NOTE: During this step, you could add chickpeas to a soup, stew, curry, or chili.

Stovetop Soak

  • Rinse chickpeas thoroughly. Discard any stones or debris.
  • Place chickpeas in a large pot, and cover with 3 cups of water per 1 cup of beans. Use 10 cups for a 1-pound bag.
    Soaking Chickpeas in Stovetop Pot
  • Heat to boiling and boil for an additional 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Remove beans from heat, cover, and let stand for 4 hours.
  • Drain the chickpeas and discard the water.

Full Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
How to Cook Dried Chickpeas
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 0.3g2%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 126mg5%
Potassium 361mg10%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 28IU1%
Vitamin B1 0.2mg13%
Vitamin B2 0.1mg6%
Vitamin B3 1mg5%
Vitamin B5 1mg10%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg10%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Vitamin E 0.3mg2%
Vitamin K 4µg4%
Calcium 50mg5%
Copper 0.4mg20%
Folate 230µg58%
Iron 3mg17%
Manganese 1mg50%
Magnesium 50mg13%
Phosphorus 151mg15%
Selenium 3µg4%
Zinc 1mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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