Chickpea is a legume and is a good replacement for meat as it contains good amount of protein. They can also be used in salads, soups, stir-fry, and to make vegan patties along with other bean sprouts and vegetables. But when you don’t have time to prepare a fancy recipe, chickpea sprouts can be eaten on their own as a high protein and fiber snack. An added bonus is that they are very easy to sprout; reaching their nutritional peak in just 2 days.
Sprouting the chickpeas makes it easy to digest when compared to eating just the cooked chickpeas or hummus. Sprouted chickpeas are rich source of vitamins A, C and E, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Fiber, Phytonutrients, Amino Acids, Protein at 20%
It is a good source for weight loss, prevents cancer cells, heart health, cholesterol control, helps to improve digestive tract function and colon health and it is known to detoxify the body. Chickpeas sprouts also fills stomach and known to control the hunger.
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: February 18, 2016