from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Small leguminous plant (Cicer arietinum) of Asia, Africa, and the south of Europe; the chich; the dwarf pea; the gram.
- n. Its nutritious seed, used in cookery, and especially, when roasted (parched pulse), as food for travelers in the Eastern deserts.
- n. See Chick-pea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The popular name of the plant Cicer arietinum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds
- n. the seed of the chickpea plant
- n. large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried
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For instance, Ethiopia is one of sub-Saharan Africa's largest chick-pea producers, exporting up to 60 tons of chick peas every year to Asian countries.
We've only seen the recently released scraps of screenshots (well, and a chick-pea and penny based prototype), but the blood diamond trade is nothing if not a, well, diamond mine of strategic, socio-political, and potential emotional depth, and there are few people other than Rohrer that I'd trust to smartly interpret that in interactive form.
This pancake is very common in many Indian homes if you leave out the eggs and substitute chick-pea flour instead of regular flour.
When John died at a Greek wedding, they only found out about his chick-pea allergy postHUMMOUSly.
So, ice-cream becomes ice cream and chick-pea chickpea.
Tip: Another variation for this dish is to dip the rolls in besan chick-pea flour mix with salt, turmeric powder and red chilly powder mixed with water to achieve thick consistency to coat the rolls and fry them as above to make Bread Pakodas.
It is basically khaman, broken down into powder rather than the chunks you are used to seeing, topped with sev thin indian noodles made of chick-pea flour, pomegrenate, and spices.
It consists of a "Ragda" or gravy made of dried green peas, topped with Sev kind of like hard noodles made of chick-pea flour, several sauces to bring in the spicy, tangy, sweet and garlicky flavor, and garnished with onions and coriander!
The chick-pea paneer recipe was too good for words.
A fairly straight forward recipe that sees grated carrot flavoured with cumin, coriander, turmeric and cayenne pepper and mixed in a besan chick-pea flour and beer batter.