Saturday, May 21, 2011

Rainbow Chickpeas



 FUNDABBLER FACT 
Also known as garbanzo beans, chickpeas are high in folic acid, manganese, iron, copper magnesium and molybendum. http://www.glycemic-index.org/chickpeas-nutrition.html

Also, You can make cookies out of Chickpea flour. As a matter of fact they are my favourite traditional Iranian Cookie called "Noon Nokhodchi". I have not personally tested out the recipe but here is a link to what it looks like and about how it is made: 

http://www.farzifood.com/en/recipe/noon-nokhodchi.aspx



OK so this is one of my new obsessions is this mix of Rainbow Chickpeas. I think it is fabulous, beautiful, delicious and convenient.  The only problem is, I'm not sure if it is available in all of the US, namely AZ. I hope it is for your belly's sake! The brand here is Clic

 http://www.clicfoods.com/nclic.asp?lng=1&page=4

I never knew there were so many types of chick peas, and as i noted in my previous post, the darker the chickpea, the higher in antioxidants! Way cool!



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