Chickpeas - a plant of the legume family. It is used for cooking soups, main dishes, side dishes, snacks, a variety of national dishes (hummus, falafel), as well as added to vegetable salads or canned. From chickpea beans chickpeas flour is made which is good in preparing cakes, nutritious porridge for children and added for baking bread and is popular in the manufacture of confectionery and pasta.