[ UK /t‍ʃˈɪkpi‍ə/ ]
  1. the seed of the chickpea plant
  2. Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds
  3. large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried
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  • Dee of Ammalu's Kitchen transforms plain chickpea flour into a steaming hot bowl of Methi Pitla with the addition of a handful of aromatic methi leaves. Archive 2007-04-01
  • After making the sauce, I thought both potatoes and chickpeas sounded good, so on a whim I made a potato with panch phoron side dish -- but next time I would do 2 things differently. Archive 2009-04-01
  • The chickpea croquettes called falafel and the ever-popular chickpea dip, hummus, are both very good.
  • Established in 1971, the 13,500-square-meter megastore is an institution in Singapore, selling everything from saris to air tickets to canned chickpeas to Rolexes. After Hours: Singapore
  • Tip the chickpeas into a colander, rinse and shake dry. Times, Sunday Times
  • My absolute favourite canned soup, though, is made with chickpeas. Times, Sunday Times
  • Bitter Gourd with Pigeon Pea-Tamarind Sauce (Pahakai Pitlai Kozhumbu) (Toor Dal – split pigeon peas - Cajanus cajan, Chana Dal – split skinless Desi chickpeas - Cicer arietinum, and Urad Dal – split black gram – Vigna mungo) 7. Archive 2009-04-01
  • A chickpea purée called fool is eaten at breakfast.
  • Chickpeas are almost always sold in dried form, whether split or not, and are of an ochre or pale brown colour in this form.
  • On this occasion, despite two hours’ cooking (with bicarb, salt added at the end), the chickpeas had remained stubbornly crunchy.
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