Chickpea or Cicer arietinum, also known as garbanzo bean or Bengal gram, yearly plant of the pea ancestors (Fabaceae), broadly harvested for its nourishing seeds. Chickpeas are a significant food plant in Africa, India, Central and South America. Chickpeas pulverized to a paste through lemon juice, olive oil, and tahini is broadly taken up in the Middle East like a sauce and plunge for bread. Pulverized and cooked chickpeas are prepared into small horizontal cakes or balls and cooked for falafel, a well-liked Middle Eastern dish. In Latin America and southern Europe, chickpeas are a normal element in salads, soups, and stews. A type of meal or flour is also composed from chickpeas and may be employed to create a flatbread called as socca or varied with wheat or different flours for sweltering.
The bushy sixty cm plants bear pinnate leaves and little reddish or white flowers. The dark green or yellow-brown beans are borne 1 or 2 to a shell. The seeds are rich in protein and fibre and are the best source of phosphorus, iron and folic acid. Since with different legumes, chickpeas involve a symbiotic connection with nitrogen-fixing microorganisms and may be turned with nitrogen-concentrated crops like cereals to enhance soil state.
Most currently however, chickpeas have got one more place in the market. Coating the shelves of various markets are artifacts that have been composed from chickpeas. It is being employed to help those above all with egg and gluten allergies. The nutty taste of the chickpea also may furnish like a replacement for individuals with nut allergies. It is significant to remind that individuals sensitive to legumes may not take up these products.