Chickpeas are an excellent source of plant-based protein and fibre. A staple in vegetarian and vegan diets, they are also perfect for stretching small amounts of meat to feed a crowd.

How to use chickpeas

A nutritional powerhouse, chickpeas have a rich and varied culinary tradition, from Indian chana masala to Middle Eastern hummus. They also make a fantastic salty snack when roasted until crunchy with oil and spices.

  • Tinned chickpeas are a fantastic time-saver as they require no pre-soaking.
  • Once drained and rinsed, they can be used immediately in vibrant salads.
  • Or heat them quickly for speedy tagines and curries. 

Our range of premium jarred chickpeas are perfect in hearty stews like cocido or to make pasta e ceci. 

What can I make with chickpeas?

Dried chickpeas make a handy store cupboard staple. Simply soak overnight and they’re good to go! Try making a delicious chana dal with black chickpeas - an Indian variety with a distinctive texture, which are actually golden yellow in colour after being hulled and stripped. 

Our chickpea range also includes fantastically versatile gram flour. Gluten-free and packed with nutritional value, Its nutty flavour and fine texture make it ideal for both savoury and sweet recipes. Use it to make pakoras, dosas or besan ladoo.