5 Things You Didn't Know About Chickpeas

Delight Gluten FreeJuly/August 2019

5 Things You Didn't Know About Chickpeas

Chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, are popular legumes consumed all over the world. Chickpea flour, made from finely ground chickpeas, is a great gluten-free substitute for whole-wheat or all-purpose flour. It’ll give your food a nutty taste and a boost of protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

Alexis Olszewski

1 One cup of chickpea flour contains 356 calories, 21 grams of protein, 6 grams of total fat and 53 grams of total carbohydrates, according to the USDA Nutrient Database. It has fewer calories and carbs than either whole-wheat or all-purpose white flour.


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July/August 2019