Black Chickpeas (Kala Chana) 500 g Epigrain

SKU: 204174 | Epigrain

A rare chickpea used in Indian and Italian cooking with a delicious nutty flavour and striking appearance. Black Chickpeas are smaller than regular chickpeas with a distinct black colour. Also known as Kala Chana in India and Ceci Nero in Italy. When cooked, they maintain their colour and have a delicious pronounced nutty flavour and creamy texture. They are used in place of regular chickpeas in curries, salads and make for a striking presentation in falafels and hummus.

Origin: India India
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    • RARE CHICKPEA – A rare chickpea used in Indian and Italian cooking with a delicious nutty flavour and striking appearance. Black Chickpeas are smaller than regular chickpeas with a distinct black colour. Also known as Kala Chana in India and Ceci Nero in Italy.
    • COOKING – When cooked, they maintain their colour and have a delicious pronounced nutty flavour and creamy texture. When cooking for a salad, cook until they are of a robust texture. This way in a salad thy have a little bite to them and don't crumble apart.
    • USAGE IDEAS – Kala Chana can be used in place of regular chickpeas. They can be eaten in just about any dish as they are a versatile ingredient. Enjoy in curry, stews, soups, falafel, hummus, and salads!
    • NUTRITION – Delicious and nutritious! Black Chickpeas have an impressive nutritional profile. They are packed with antioxidants, protein and fibre - often sought after by those sticking to vegan or vegetarian diets as a protein source. They are rich in vitamins and minerals and are an excellent ingredient to add to your diet.
    • PRESENTATION – Black Chickpeas make for a striking presentation. Our favourite is in falafels and hummus. Makes for an elegant appetizer with a fantastic and familiar flavour.


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