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The chickpea / chick pea is a legume widely cultivated in India and middle eastern region where there is sufficient sunshine. It is commonly known Asgram, Bengal gram, Garbanzo or garbanzo bean, Egyptian pea, ceci, cece or chana, Kabuli chana, etc.
There are three main kinds of chickpeas namely :
- Kala chana
- Kabuli Chana
- Green Chickpeas
Kala chana also known as Bengal gram and black chickpea which is small, darker seed with a rough exterior coat. It is grown mostly in India, Ethiopia, Mexico and Iran. In India black chickpea is widely used to make curries, masala, baked and stir fried appetizer (sundal in tamil) etc all of which go well with rice, chapati, paratha and poori. Bengal gram is a nutrient dense food providing rich sources of protein, fiber, folate etc hence, people substitute whey protein (processed food) with soaked kala chana to consume natural proteins during workouts. Simply soak the kala chana with warm water overnight, next morning the kala chana would have doubled the size and softened. You can consume it as is or cooked in pressure cooker for 3 whistles. Also, sprouted black chickpeas is another way of consuming the extra boost proteins. Max supermart carries all local brands including conventional and organically grown to meet the individual preferences. Bulk beans are also available at our online store for free shipping and special discount also available.