Chickpeas from Indigo Herbs are dried, organic and fantastic quality. Chickpeas are full of protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals An absolutely classic legume that can be made into your own variations of hummus or cooked up for cold salads. Chickpeas are essential in any food cupboard.
At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this Gluten Free Flour. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this Flour. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of nature’s healing botanicals. Please consult an Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.
Our Organic Chickpeas are chock full of protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals. Vitamins B1 and B6 are crucial to digestive health, the central nervous system and the health of one of our most important organs, the brain. Very important in metabolising the foods we consume, these vitamins are tantamount in utilising the macronutrients into energy we can use and supplying it, in particular, to the brain where energy is in high demand. Promoting the health of the central nervous system, Vitamin B1 helps to protect the myelin sheathes around the nerves whilst B6 works with a number enzymatic systems within this important system – these effects help to boost mood and combat stress.
High in the bone-healthy minerals Phosphorus - which helps to lay the foundation of a strong skeletal structure, and Magnesium which maintains and strengthens the bones and teeth. Magnesium is the miracle mineral for your health, it is involved in over 300 enzymatic processes in the body and is required to give the “spark of life” to metabolic functions.
Our chickpeas are also High in the antioxidant minerals Copper and Manganese. Manganese in particular is a powerful compound, making up a component of the enzyme superoxide dismutase. This is the body’s most powerful antioxidant and plays a critical role in reducing oxidative damage and inflammation.
Our Wholefoods are 100% pure and unprocessed with nothing added. They are simple and easy to integrate into your daily diet. Seeds can be roasted or soaked and sprouted. Nuts can be made into nut milk, nut butter or snacked upon. Fruits can flavour a cake, bread or biscuits, or make a great topping to breakfast cereal.
Nuts, seeds and dried fruit all make great ingredients for a superfood snack trail mix, and can supply essential daily nutrients whilst being delicious and satisfying. For full instructions go to our How to use Wholefoods page.
Soak the chickpeas in cold water overnight.
Drain and rinse the chickpeas thoroughly. Place in a pan and cover with fresh water, bring to the boil.
Boil rapidly for 10 minutes then cover and simmer for 45 - 50 minutes or until the chickpeas are tender.
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- Certified Organic by The Organic Food Federation.
- Produced to GMP standards.
- Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
- Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
- Gluten free.
- Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
- 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.
Our Organic Chickpeas come from selected farms which work according to strict EU regulations for organic agriculture. This means no artificial fertilisers or chemical pesticides are used - the environment is being protected and the natural balance stays intact. Upon harvest the beans are brought to the factory where they are cleaned, selected on size and polished. They are then laser sorted, hand picked, twice controlled on quality before being made ready for shipment.