How to Cook Chickpeas

how cook chickpeas

How to Cook Chickpeas?

How to Cook Chickpeas?

Pour enough water over the chickpeas for them to be fully covered by 2 inches of water.

Add enough salt (depending on your taste, about 2 teaspoons or less is usually enough).

Using a steamer basket will create a steam space for you to keep the chickpeas thoroughly warm but not hot.

Simmer on high heat for around 30 minutes (cooking time varies depending on the heat of the water used).

Drain off excess water.

How to cook peas?

Pour enough water over the peas to cover completely.

Add enough salt.

Pour the peas into a heavy pan or pot that can heat up to a medium-high heat.

Use a steamer basket to keep the peas under hot water.

Turn the heat up to a medium high heat (without letting it reach a high heat).

Steam the peas for 30 minutes.

Drain off the excess water.

Cook beans?

Pour enough water over the beans to cover completely.

Add enough salt.

Using a steamer basket will create a steam space for you to keep the beans thoroughly warm but not hot.

Simmer on high heat for around 30 minutes (cooking time varies depending on the heat of the water used).

Drain off the excess water.

If beans are cooked through and there are still some remaining beans, you can discard them.

If the beans are still a bit crisp on the outside (this is usually true if you cooked them with some oil but only some beans) then simply add them to your serving of rice or beans.

The best way to cook lentils is to take a pot and fill it with water (into the bottom half).

Add beans that are completely cooked (these usually look like little purls) and bring to a boil.

Add a few tablespoons of butter to the water.

Simmer the beans in this water for about 2-3 minutes.

Remove from the heat and drain the water from the beans and vegetables (drain them over a large mesh strainer).

Add enough olive oil to the bean and vegetable mixture to create a very thick sauce that can hold the beans on their own.

Cook on low heat for about 20-30 minutes.

How to cook lentils?

Pour enough water over the lentils to cover completely.

Add enough salt.

Using a steamer basket will create a steam space for you to keep the lentils thoroughly warm but not hot.

Simmer on high heat for around 30 minutes (cooking time varies depending on the heat of the water used).

Drain off the excess water.

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