Chick Peas

Chick Peas

Chick Peas
23.00 EGP
Product Description

Weight: 490g

 

Description: Popular in Middle Eastern and North African cuisines, they are very versatile. Chickpeas or rather hummus, is used as a dip when blended with tahini, as a drink/snack when added to spiced water ‘Hummus El Sham’ or cracked and added to vegetable dishes such as spinach. Just like other legumes, chickpeas are rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. They can be used to improve the quality of any diet and as a way to diversify protein intake.

 

Health Benefits: 

 

Lowers risk of colon cancer

Promotes regular bowel movements, due to it’s high dietary fibre content

Contain a diverse and valuable antioxidants which protect against damage to the cardiovascular system, lungs and nervous system

Regulate blood sugar levels

Because they’re high in protein and fibre, chickpeas are filling and help with weight-loss efforts

 

Calorie Count: 1 cup (164 gms) contains 269 calories

 

Ways to enjoy:

Pop-corn chickpeas:

Mix soaked and cooked chickpeas with extra virgin olive oil and your favourite spices (cumin, chilli and sea salt are recommended) and roast in the oven

Make into a warming ‘Hummus El Sham’

 

Enjoy in green salads for a protein boost

 

How to Store: Store in an airtight container in a dark cool spot