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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.
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 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).
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, 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
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Kerry's shopping list * Porridge oats - 39p * 4 bananas - 56p * 4 yoghurts - 33p * chick peas x 2 tins - 58p * beans x 2 - 48p * potatoes (very muddy ones) - 49p * onions - 58p * tin tomatoes - 34p * green cabbage - 39p * dozen eggs- 69p * curry powder - 15p
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FOODFOCUS Roasted Pumpkin and Feta Salad with Soy-Roasted Seeds PROPOINTS' VALUE: 5 SERVINGS: 4 PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 35 mins LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy Enjoy the sensational flavours in this delicious salad Ingredients 1 large butternut squash or pumpkin 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon olive oil 400g can chick peas, (or similar) rinsed and drained 1 level tablespoon cumin seeds 100g spinach 3 large tomatoes, sliced into wedges - cucumber, sliced 50g feta cheese, crumbled Dressing: 1 small pot virtually fat free plain yoghurt 1 tablespoon fresh chives or mint 1 sliced finely-grated lemon rind 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper Instructions Preheat the oven to gas mark 6, 200C, fan oven 180C.
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