Nutritional value Chickpeas have a high nutritional value, are rich in fiber, are good for heart and blood vessels and are low in calories. Chickpeas contain minerals. There's a lot of manganese, copper, phosphorus and iron in the chickpea. This round bean also contains the amino acid tryptophan. Furthermore, there are many fibers and proteins in chickpeas.
Chickpeas contain per 100 g approximately :
55 g carbohydrates
20 g protein
15 g dietary fiber
5 g fat
and a lot of lysine and tryptophan, vitamin B1, B6, folic acid, magnesium, iron, potassium, calcium and zinc. Energy value amounts to 535 kJ or 127 kcal.
Cultivation & Environment In Anatolia, the chickpea grown for more than 8000 years. From there, the chickpea is distributed to the Mediterranean and India.