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In both senses also called garbanzo. 1. An annual Asian plant (Cicer arietinum) in the pea family, widely cultivated for the edible seeds in its short inflated pods.

Chickpeas is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Chickpeas books and related discussion.

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Pest Management Strategic Plan for Pulse Crops (Chickpeas
Pest Management Strategic Plan for Pulse Crops (Chickpeas, Lentils, and Dry Peas) in the United States and Canada.
Ascochyta Blight of Chickpea
Photographs and information on this disease including the symptoms, disease cycle and control measures that can be used.
Chick Pea Smash
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Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, can be added to salads
Place 1 cup of dry chickpeas into a large pot with 8 cups of cold water. 2. Soak the beans overnight or longer.

Suggested News Resources

On Patrol with the Benghazi Brigade: Winning Hearts and Minds in Tripoli
Soft goat meat topped with chickpeas in a thick red sauce was served with buckets full of dates on the side. "It's much hotter here than in Benghazi, and we can't talk to our families," said Ayub Legaha.
Cash Talk: Small Canadian Chickpea Crop Supporting Prices
26, 2011 (CNS Canada), Aug 26, 2011 (Commodity News Service Canada, Inc.
Cucina Povera, Italian Style + A Farro-Chickpea Salad Recipe
The sort of classic recipes, like this farro salad with chickpeas and salami, that we aspire to share with our friends who may not spend quite as much time at the stove as we do. You know, to introduce them to cucina buono.
Lamb cutlets with chickpea & zucchini curry
Drain chickpeas, rinse, then drain again. Add to pan with 250ml (1 cup) water and simmer for 8 minutes or until chickpeas are warmed through. Meanwhile, heat a large, heavy-based frying pan over high heat.
Couscous with Chickpeas, Dried Fruit and Cilantro
2. Heat oil in large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat while the couscous cooks. Add onion, pepper, garlic and curry powder.

Suggested Web Resources

Chickpea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
WHFoods: Garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) .
Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal
Nutrition facts and Information for Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Roasted Chickpeas Recipe -
A delicious, high fiber snack, these roasted chickpeas are a crispy, crunchy alternative to bland, mushy chickpeas.
Chickpeas Garbanzos Recipes -
Chickpeas add lots of flavor and protein to all kinds of dishes, from hummus dips to salads to easy sides. Try one of our members' favorite chickpea recipes.

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