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The chickpea (Cicer arietinum) belongs to the family Fabaceae. This legume is also called gram, garbanzo, Bengal gram, or garbanzo bean. These are rich in protein and have many health benefits as well.

Specifications

Moisture 12% max
Broken/split/infected 2% max
Foreign matter 0.2% max by weight
Storage chickpeas can be stored for 6-12 months, without exposure to heat, light, and moisture

Benefits of Chickpeas:

  • Rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
  • Improves digestion
  • Aids weight management
  • Excellent meat substitute in vegan diets