Some have likened chickpea coffee tastes just like our everyday coffee! Without the 95mg of caffeine and all the goodness of chickpeas. You can read about this nutritious pea here.
Here’s a recipe you can try. Tell us what you think.
Serves: 2 cups
- 4 tbsp Chickpeas washed and dried. Presoak chickpeas overnight if you are not using canned or frozen ones.
- 500 ml Water
- 2 tsp sugar or any sweetener of your choice if required
- Some milk
- Cinnamon powder
- Roast the chickpeas at 200°C for 25-30 mins or until they’re the color of roasted coffee beans. You can roast them over a stove too.
- Give the chickpeas a stir every 10 mins while roasting. A few chickpeas may pop. Nothing to worry about.
- Cool the roasted beans.
- Grind in a coffee grinder to get the chickpea powder.
- Use the chickpea powder as you would with coffee powder.
Ground chickpea powder can last for about a month if stored in an airtight container.
The nutritional profile of chickpeas is incredibly impressive with high amounts of fiber, protein, and a wide range of vitamins and minerals.