Chickpea, (Cicer arietinum), also called garbanzobean or Bengal gram, annual plant of the pea family (Fabaceae), widely grown for its nutritious seeds. … The seeds are high in fibre and protein and are a good source of iron, phosphorus, and folic acid
Chickpeas are commonly used in hummus, which comes from the Arabic word forhummus. Hummus is prepared by cooking chickpeas, and then ground into a paste. Chickpeas might also be popped and eaten like popcorn, or ground into flour. Chickpeas and garbanzo beans are also commonly used in soups, stews, and chilis.
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