Here's a collection of our most popular, Easy & Healthy Chickpeas Recipes that are loaded with flavor and are an excellent source of plant-based protein. These flavor-packed recipes are great for meal prep and perfect for weeknight dinners.
These delicious recipes with chickpeas offer a variety of traditional and modern, global flavors including Indian, Moroccan, Middle-eastern, Mediterranean, and Mexican.
How to Cook Chickpeas?
Here is a fail-proof recipe for cooking dried chickpeas in the instant pot, using the soaking as well as no-soak method.
Easy & Delicious Chickpea Recipes
Moroccan Chickpea Soup
Air Fryer Chickpeas (& Oven-Roasted)
Air Fryer Falafel
Chana Saag (Curried Chickpeas and Spinach)
Chana Masala Biryani (Indian Chickpeas Rice)
Chana Masala Tacos with Cucumber Salsa
Punjabi Chole in Instant Pot (Tangy Chickpeas Curry)
Roasted Cauliflower & Chickpeas Tacos
Kale Chickpea Salad
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Kala Chana in Instant Pot
Common Chickpeas Conversions
The following measurements are based on US dry measuring cups:
- 2 cups of dried beans = 1 pound of dry chickpeas
- 1 cup dried chickpeas = 3 cups cooked chickpeas
- Heaping ½ cup of dried beans = one 15-ounce can of beans
- One 15-ounce can of beans = 1 ½ cups of cooked beans
Health Benefits of Chickpeas
Chickpeas are low in fat and a great source of plant-based protein and dietary fiber. A single serving of ½ cup cooked chickpeas contains 120 calories, 2 grams of fat, 6 grams of lean protein, and 6 grams of dietary fiber.
Besides this, according to Healthline, chickpeas are also a good source of iron, and nutrients including choline, magnesium, selenium, and zinc.