Soak chickpeas for 6 hours in water. Pour off water. Steam chickpeas, for approximately 1 hour, maybe more, until tender and yet chewy. Do not overcook to mushiness. Drain thoroughly, cool and sprinkle with salt and garlic salt. I used a rice steamer and the flavor of the chickpeas is totally different (almost like a peanut) from the canned or the usual boiled flavor. They were just del icious! So just out of curiosity, I tried steaming a small handful of several different beans, altogether (small red, kidney, black beans, lima, navy, adzuki, pinto). (By the way, soak black beans separately, they stain the white beans a very attractive shade of gray!) Same result! I ended up just snacking on them by the handful. I never even got far enough to use them for soup or something, they were so good by themselves! This will be great for summer when its too hot to cook! Try experimenting with different spices (cumin, red pepper, cajun, italian etc.). I will probably never use canned or simmered beans again, if I can help it. Im definitely not a cooking purist, but the difference with this steaming method is enormous! From Fatfree Digest April-May 1994, Formatting by Sue Smith (using MMCONV) File ftp://ftp.idiscover.co.uk/pub/food/mealmaster/recipes/fatfreex.zip
View line-by-line Nutrition Insights™: Discover which ingredients contribute the calories/sodium/etc.
|Serving Size: 1 Serving (1402g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 0 (NaN%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0g||0 %|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 28.4mg||1 %|
|Potassium 9.5mg||0 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 0g||0 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0 %|
|Sugars, other 0g|
|Protein 0g||0 %|
Powered by: USDA Nutrition Database
Disclaimer: Nutrition facts are derived from linked ingredients (shown at left in colored bullets) and may or may not be complete. Always consult a licensed nutritionist or doctor if you have a nutrition-related medical condition.
BigOven Pro required
Eat healthier with nutrition info.
Calories, carbs, protein, sodium, fiber and more - easily calculate from any recipe.
Keep all your recipes with free BigOven membership. Clip recipes, make grocery lists, meal plans and more!
What would you serve with this? Link in another recipe
Be the first to review it!
There are no reviews yet. Be the first!