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Also called: Chick pea, gram, bengal gram, chhana, chana, channa, garbanzo, garbanzo bean, egyptian pea

Scientific name: Cicer arietinum

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Medium high Chickpea contains 378 calories per 100g and can be considered medium-high in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity peanuts, soy Chickpea can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Good Chickpea is a healthy option and can be consumed often.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Room temperature
Temperature +18°C
Shelf life / Best before 180 days


Can chickpea be frozen? Yes
Preparation Blanch
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 378 kcal / 1582 kj
Fat 6,04 g
Saturated fat 0,6 g
Carbohydrates 63 g
Sugars 10,7 g
Protein 20,5 g
Salt 0,02 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Chickpea has a medium-high amount of fat with a low share being saturated fat. Contains a high amount of carbohydrates and a fair amount of sugars. Chickpea contains a lot of protein and contains a low amount of salt.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, choline, vitamin a, carotene, vitamin e, vitamin k


Chickpea contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities peanuts, soy
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly No
LCHF friendly No
Sugar free (under 0,5g) No
Fat-free (under 0,5g) No
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes


Diabetes friendly Yes
Glycemic index (GI) 28
Please note!
The above is only a general guide based on GI value. Always consult a doctor about your personal situation.

Weight and volume

1 l chickpea in grams 850 g
1 dl chickpea in grams 85 g
1 cl chickpea in grams 8,5 g
1 ml chickpea in grams 0,85 g
1 tbsp chickpea in grams 12,75 g
1 tsp chickpea in grams 4,25 g
1 krm chickpea in grams 0,85 g
1 kg chickpea in liters 1,18 liters
1 hg chickpea in dl 1,18 dl
1 g chickpea in ml 1,18 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 6,3 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of chickpea you need to run about 6,3 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 13,5 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of chickpea you need to ride a bike about 13,5 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 113 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of chickpea you need to swim for 113 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 227 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of chickpea you need to workout for 227 minutes at a decent intensity.