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Instant Pot chickpeas
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Instant Pot Chickpeas

Shorten the cooking time of dried chickpeas by hours with the pressure cooker.
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beans
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 182kcal
Author: Laura

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried chickpeas
  • 2.5 cups water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt to taste

Instructions

Pre-Soak Method

  • Put the chickpeas in a large bowl and cover with water up to an inch or two above the beans. Let them soak 8 hours, or overnight. When you're ready to cook, add the chickpeas AND the soaking water to the bowl of your Instant Pot. Top up with additional water, if needed. Add the bay leaf and close the lid.
  • Press the Pressure Cook button on the Instant Pot and set it to 30 minutes. When done, allow the pressure to naturally release for 15 minutes, then manually release the rest. Remove the chickpeas from the cooking liquid. Salt as desired. Enjoy.

No Soak Method

  • Put the dried chickpeas directly into the bowl of your Instant Pot. Add the water and bay leaf. Close the lid.
  • Press the Pressure Cook button on the Instant Pot and set it to 75 minutes. When done, allow the pressure to naturally release for 15 minutes, then manually release the rest. Remove the chickpeas from the cooking liquid. Salt as desired. and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 3mg