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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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Seeds of five legumes namely faba bean, kidney bean, chick pea, lablab bean, cow pea were analyzed in the laboratory.
The Sweet Potato, Chick Pea and Spinach Curry which is made from chunky sweet potatoes, fried and tossed in a rich, smooth coconut-flavoured sauce also won the judges over through its "good authentic flavours" who also commented that it was "nice and spicy and different".
Certified seeds of chick pea (Cicer arietinum L.) cultivar Bergag were obtained from Hudeiba Research Station, Agricultural Research Corporation, Sudan.
Ingredients 500g essential Waitrose New Potatoes 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 essential Waitrose Onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp medium curry powder 2 tbsp tomato pure 410g can essential Waitrose Chick Peas In Water, drained 235g pack Waitrose Ready-Washed Spinach 4 Waitrose Extra Trimmed Leg Steaks (about 280g) Method Wash and quarter the new potatoes.
CHICKPEA BURRITOS Serves 4 330 calories 13 Checks INGREDIENTS 4 soft tortillas 30g reduced-fat cheddar, grated 4 tbsp fat-free fromage frais For the vegetable and chick pea filling: Spray oil 1 onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced 1 fresh red chilli, diced 1 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp cumin Pinch of cayenne pepper 300g ripe tomatoes, skinned and chopped 225g can chick peas, drained Salt and black pepper 4 spring onions, chopped METHOD Preheat the oven to 180C, gas mark 4.
Paula Walker, of Lambton Primary School in Washington, was highly commended for her Mediterranean pasta with chick pea salad.
The city-based business won for its 'Goan Portuguese Pork and Chick Pea Curry' and it also picked up a further three gold awards for other products entered.
And if I could create a starter that catered for all my favourite food groups, I couldn't do much better than belly pork with chorizo and creamy chick pea sauce.
Make some houmous (chick pea based) and refried beans as a dip, to go with a salad or as a sandwich paste and try adding lentils and beans to rice and couscous dishes and serve hot or cold.
Place the softened onion and chick pea mixtures into a bowl and add the eggs, breadcrumbs, herbs and lemon juice.
. Bryan Webb is owner/chef of Tyddyn Llan, Llandrillo, near Corwen CHICK PEA AND LAMB CUTLETS (for 4) ingredients 12 lamb cutlets 2 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar 3 dried chillies crumbled 1 tsp crushed coriander seeds ' tsp ground cumin ' tsp ground ginger juice of 1 lemon black pepper 1 red onion peeled and cut into rings for the hummus 275g tin of chick peas, drained and rinsed juice of 1 lemon 1 large clove of garlic 1 tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste) about 100ml olive oil salt tabasco sauce ' ground cumin for the garnish small bunch of coriander 1 packet of halloumi cheese lemon wedges method.