Chickpeas: Uses, Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits, & Side-effects

Chickpea is the common name for an annual plant, Cicer arietinum, of the Fabaceae (or Leguminosae) family that is widely cultivated for its typically yellow-brown, pea like seeds. Cicer arietinum grows to between 20 and 60 centimetres high and has small, feathery pinnate leaves on either side of the stem. Types of chickpeas There are …