Chickpeas, or Garbanzo Beans, are a versatile ingredient that is a staple in Indian cuisine. Some options for using the beans are: purée for a Hummus and use for vegetables or pita bread or spread it on a Bruschetta. The whole pea can be used in a soup or stew, in a salad, or as a vegetable side dish.
Fresh Garbanzo Beans- Pick from their shell and use in applications similar to an English Pea. Has more of a vegetal flavor then the dried version. Also is used for curries.