Chickpeas is very rich in protein. Has a light brown color and it is like soya.
There are many ways for its preparation:
can be used boiled,
Ground as flour for making bread
to eat fried.
This herb dates back 13 centuries and witness its wide application in the region of present-day Turkey.
It has spread also in the Balkans, where most are grown in Macedonia and Dalmatia.
Regarding the biochemical composition the chickpeas contains 23% protein, 58% carbohydrates and about 5% vegetable oils. It is rich in calcium, magnesium and copper. When it comes to iron, chickpeas beats the meat even when is cooked.
* 100 grams chickpeas contains 361 calories!
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