Preparing dry chickpeas
You want your chickpeas to be tender, but still a little firm
- Chickpeas triple in size when they soak, so use a large bowl!
- Cold water soak: will take about 8 hours
- Hot water soak: will take about 4 hours (bring water to a boil, pour over chickpeas, and soak)
. Undercooked chickpeas are hard; overcooked chickpeas are mushy
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I store dry chickpeas?
In an airtight container in the pantry.
How long do dry chickpeas last?
Stored properly, they will last 2-3 years. I buy my chickpeas in smaller quantities from the bulk food section, so I’m constantly using fresher product
How long will Chicken Chickpea Salad last
? Stored in the fridge in an airtight container, it will last for up to 5 days.
What is the best way to serve Chicken Chickpea Salad
? I usually eat it immediately. You can also chill it for an hour, and serve it as a cold salad.