Our precooked, whole chickpeas have a rapidly reduced cooking time of 5-10 minutes. They ‘instantly’ rehydrate in hot water and have a cooking yield of approx. 2x, which makes them perfect for instant soups and noodles.
Kiril-Mischeff can supply pre-cooked dehydrated chickpeas in 20/25kg sacks, as well as food service pack sizes.
Also available as pre-cooked chickpea flour for soups, snacks and vegan burger mixes, as well as pre-cooked chickpea grits which provide crunch and texture.
Whatever your choice, you can be assured that our pre-cooked, dehydrated chickpeas are additive and preservative free.
To place your order for pre-cooked dehydrated chickpeas, give us a call on 01909 534000
What are the advantages of using pre-cooked, dehyrdrated chickpeas?
Pre-cooking beans and pulses dramatically reduces their final cooking time. The dehydration process increases the shelf life of the chickpeas, while preserving their organoleptic properties.
What yield can I expect once rehydrated?
Our pre-cooked, dehydrated chickpeas have a cooking yield of 2x. This means that 100g dehydrated product will become 200/250g once cooked.
How long are the chickpeas soaked for?
The chickpeas are soaked for 12 hours before they are cooked using water or steam. They are then dried with hot air.
How do pre-cooked, dehydrated chickpeas compare to canned chickpeas?
Pre-cooked, dehydrated chickpeas are almost moisture free. On the other hand, canned chickpeas need to be drained before use, and even after draining contain a higher percentage of water compared to dehydrated alternatives. This means that canned beans and pulses tend to remain the same weight after cooking whereas dehydrated beans and pulses increase in weight, making them perfect for instant soups and noodles.