You bought this box of chickpeas imagining yourself making a whole bunch of recipes. But in fact you don’t really have any ideas for using this can. Don’t panic, here are lots of recipe ideas, each just as delicious as the next, to make with a can of chickpeas.
Chickpeas as an aperitif
How not to miss out on the traditional hummus. It’s a recipe very simple and very quick to do.
You can serve it with little ones homemade breadsticks or raw vegetables cut into sticks.
Don’t hesitate to add aromatic herbs to your hummus to give it even more flavor.
For a little crunch, and to change from the famous bowl of peanuts, prepare grilled chickpeas. It is a recipe that requires few ingredients and very little preparation. You will not be disappointed with the result. You can adapt the recipe with the spices you like.
Chickpeas for the meal
For a rather hearty starter or for the main course, how about preparing these chickpea pancakes full of flavor. You can accompany them with your delicious hummus or a yogurt sauce flavored with small herbs. To make this sauce, you will need 250 g of Greek yogurt, add a crushed clove of garlic, the juice of half a lemon, 1 teaspoon of cumin, parsley, coriander, salt and pepper. Reserve in the fridge before serving.
Good to know: if you like falafels, on the other hand, it will go through dry chickpeas.
For curry enthusiasts, we have found for you the recipe that will make the difference, a From Curry Chickpea. You will amaze more than one with this original and exotic recipe. Chickpeas are also delicious in salads with seasonal vegetables.
Chickpeas for dessert
And yes, you read that correctly, chickpeas can also be cooked for dessert. And more precisely the chickpea juice which is in your can or in your jar. The next time you open a box or jar, I don’t throw away the liquid anymore.
People who are intolerant to eggs or people who do not consume them will tell you, it is very easy to replace egg whites with the juice of chickpeas. They can be whipped like classic egg whites.
Here is a recipe for chocolate mousse without eggs. You are challenged to say nothing while serving it and see if your loved ones will guess that it does not contain eggs. You will see the result is stunning!
Also try with this recipe of meringues.
And to taste it or to nibble with your coffee or your tea, here is a delicious recipe of financiers with almonds and chickpeas.