Chickpeas, or garbanzo beans, are a type of legume. The most common type has a round shape and a beige color, but other varieties are black, green, or red. Their nutrients have various health benefits. ResearchersTrusted Source believe chickpeas may have originated in the Levant and ancient Egypt. They are a type of pulse — the dry edible seeds within the pod of legumes. This article looks at why chickpeas can be a healthy choice and how to cook with them.
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