Chick Peas also known as Garbanzos have a delicious nutlike taste and a texture that is buttery, yet somewhat starchy and pasty. A very versatile legume, they are a noted ingredient in many Middle Eastern and Indian dishes. While many people think of chickpeas as being in beige in color, other varieties feature colors such as black, green, red and brown. There are two main verities of Chick Peas termed as ‘Desi’ and “Kabuli’, Desi chick peas are smaller in size and darker in color compared to Kabuli chick peas. The world’s total production of chickpeas hovers around 12.5 million metric tons annually and India is the largest producer of this pulse contributing to around 70% of the world’s total production.
Caliber Count per 10 gram 58~60(8 mm), 44~46(10 mm), 42~44(11 mm), 40~42(13 mm)