Lovingly referred to as "chickpeas," garbanzo beans hold an integral role in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines. It serves as a constant companion in kitchens that enjoy a little eastern flair, excelling whether served whole, blended into hummus, or ground up into falafel. They're extremely rich in nutrients too, containing sizable portions of fiber and folate. As if you needed another reason to love garbanzo beans.
Peak Season: April - August
- Chana Dal