chickpea

(redirected from Chick pea)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

chickpea,

annual plant (Cicer arietinum) of the family Leguminosae (pulsepulse,
in botany, common name for members of the Fabaceae (Leguminosae), a large plant family, called also the pea, or legume, family. Numbering about 650 genera and 17,000 species, the family is third largest, after the asters and the orchids.
..... Click the link for more information.
 family), cultivated since antiquity for the somewhat pealike seeds, which are often used as food and forage, principally in India and the Spanish-speaking countries. The seeds are boiled or roasted and have been substituted for coffee. Other names are ceci, garbanzo, and gram pea. Chickpeas are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
..... Click the link for more information.
, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Leguminosae.

chickpea

a bushy leguminous plant, Cicer arietinum, cultivated for its edible pealike seeds in the Mediterranean region, central Asia, and Africa
References in periodicals archive ?
When the chick peas are cooked, stir in 250g string beans (each cut into 3 pieces), 450g pumpkin and 2 medium potatoes (peeled and chopped) and cook for a further 15-20 minutes until the potatoes are nearly soft.
Youwill need: 150-200g (5-7oz) fresh chick peas, or 2 x 400g cans, 2 tbsp cumin seeds, the juice of one lemon, half a red onion, diced, one large green or red chilli, seeded and diced, two cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped, half a large cucumber, peeled and chopped, approximately 10 cherry tomatoes, roughly chopped, a handful of fresh coriander, chopped, 2tbsp olive oil, and 1tbsp red wine vinegar.
Remove the slices of lemon and throwaway, and take out about four table spoons of the chick peas to add back to the sauce
Popcorn chicken mashed potato bowl, seasoned peas and carrots, wheat roll with margarine and fruit or a grilled Rueben sandwich, cup of soup, Mediterranean chick pea salad and fruit.
A rare piece of fresh tuna char-grilled with lentils and salsa verde takes some beating, as does lobster or langoustine with a chick pea, coriander and olive sauce - both dishes make regular appearances on my menus.
A This is chick pea flour which is used in dishes such as pakora and bhajis.
Initially there will be four products in the range: Chicken & Chick Pea Dahl Curry, Chicken with Cheese & Bacon, Chicken with Tomato and Mixed Peppers, and Pork Medallions with Dijon Mustard Sauce.
Place the softened onion and chick pea mixtures into a bowl and add the eggs, breadcrumbs, herbs and lemon juice.
At a news conference last week announcing the festival, the mayors sat at a picnic table together, sampling Indian bajji (sliced plantains fried in a batter of chick pea and rice flour), lumpia (Filipino egg rolls), chicken wings, and briyani (Indian fried rice), foods that will be available at the picnic.
Al ouwidat, fish balls dusted with chick pea flour spiked with chilli, is a popular recipe from the Batinah, Although endlessly enthusiastic about methods of cooking and preparing fish, Omanis do not enthuse in the same way about crustaceans such as lobster and abalone which are mainly exported to Dubai.
OVEN BAKED FILLET OF HAKE WITH QUICK CHORIZO AND CHICK PEA STEW Serves - 4 Prep time - 20 minutes Cook time - 20 minutes INGREDIENTS 4 x 150g hake fillets, skin on, scaled and pin boned 4 chorizo rosario sausages, chopped 250g cooked chick peas, drained and rinsed 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 1 red onion, peeled and finely diced Small handful of flat leaf parsley, washed and chopped 2 tbsp tomato puree 150 ml vegetable stock Oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 lemon, quartered HEATHER HOOD METHOD: Heat a pan over a medium heat with a dash of oil.
Some of the winning recipes include New York, California, and Chicago-Style Pizza (with homemade dough), Pulled Pork Sandwich, Deviled Eggs, Chick Pea and Garlic Puree, New Gazpacho with Chipotle Almond Cream, Quinoa and Black Bean Salad with Fresh Orange Dressing, Santa Fe Tofu Scrambler, Hippie Granola, and my favorite, 4th of July Shortcake.