How to Sprout Chickpeas Easily

I’ve talked about how much I love sprouted foods a few times before, and I’ve slowly but surely started to add recipes with sprouted foods in them to the site. Like this Sprouted Lentil Hummus Recipe that also works as crackers, and these Goji Berry Flax Crackers. As you can see, I quite like using them in dehydrated recipes. I also have a couple recipes with sprouted foods in my upcoming Recipe Book, so I thought it was time for me to write about the process of sprouting. So in this post I will show you how to sprout chickpeas. It’s actually really simple and easy!

How-to-Sprout-Chickpeas-in-Jars

How to Sprout Chickpeas step by step :

  1. Fill clean jars 1/5 of the way up (or less) with dry chickpeas.
  2. Cover jars with a breathable material. What I’m using here is anti-slip mat, which is what you find underneath carpets to stop them from, well, slipping. I also use this stuff under my cutting boards to keep them steady. Wrap with rubber bands to keep in place.
  3. Fill jars about half way up with water and soak chickpeas for 3-6 hours.
  4. Drain jars of water, fill with water again, cover the holes on the top with your hand and shake to rinse chickpeas, then drain water.
  5. Place at 45 degree downward angle to let remaining water drip out. I use a bowl to keep the jars at this angle.
  6. Repeat this process to rinse chickpeas every 8-12 hours and keep at 45 degree downward angle until you have nice sprouts.
  7. You can go until the tails or as long as 1 inch, but they are often ready to eat when the tails are ¼ inch long. Taste them and judge for yourself.

How-to-Sprout-Chickpeas-in-Jars

Now you know how to sprout chickpeas! Isn’t it easy?

Use them in salads, hummus, dehydrated recipes like breads and crackers, and, in my soon to be released Recipe Book I’ve used them to make Hummus Falafels!

Sprouted-Chickpeas-Hummus-Falafels

You can make beautiful dishes like this now that you know how to sprout chickpeas 🙂

72 Comments
  1. Good day! I know this is kinda off topic however I’d figured I’d ask. Would you be interested in trading links or maybe guest writing a blog post or vice-versa? My website discusses a lot of the same subjects as yours and I think we could greatly benefit from each other. If you might be interested feel free to send me an e-mail. I look forward to hearing from you! Terrific blog by the way!

  2. Hi, its pleasant paragraph concerning media print, we all understand media is a fantastic source of
    facts.

  3. I am genuinely glad to glance at this web site posts which contains tons of helpful data, thanks for providing these kinds of statistics.

  4. It’s not my first time to pay a quick visit this web page, i am browsing this website dailly and obtain good facts from here every day.

  5. I’m gone to convey my little brother, that he should also go to see this weblog on regular basis
    to obtain updated from most up-to-date news update.

  6. This website definitely has all of the information I needed about this subject and didn’t know who to ask.

  7. An outstanding share! I have just forwarded this onto a co-worker who has been conducting a little homework on this.
    And he in fact ordered me breakfast because I stumbled upon it for him…

    lol. So let me reword this…. Thank YOU for
    the meal!! But yeah, thanks for spending
    the time to discuss this subject here on your site.

  8. I like the helpful information you provide in your articles.
    I will bookmark your weblog and check again here frequently.
    I am quite certain I’ll learn many new stuff right here!

    Good luck for the next!

  9. Thanks for a marvelous posting! I genuinely enjoyed reading it, you can be
    a great author.I will always bookmark your blog and definitely will come back at some point.
    I want to encourage that you continue your great posts, have a nice weekend!

  10. May I simply say what a relief to uncover an individual who genuinely understands what they are
    discussing on the net. You definitely realize how to bring an issue to light
    and make it important. A lot more people should read this and understand this side of your story.

    I was surprised that you aren’t more popular since you most certainly have the gift.

  11. I was wondering if you ever considered changing the page layout
    of your website? Its very well written; I love what youve got to say.

    But maybe you could a little more in the way of content so people could connect with it better.
    Youve got an awful lot of text for only having one or 2
    pictures. Maybe you could space it out better?

  12. Hi! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering if you knew where I
    could locate a captcha plugin for my comment form? I’m using the
    same blog platform as yours and I’m having problems finding one?
    Thanks a lot!

  13. I visited several web pages except the audio feature for audio songs current at
    this web page is in fact wonderful.

  14. I like this site, useful stuff on here : D.

  15. very good submit, i actually love this web site, carry on it

  16. This is really interesting, You are a very skilled
    blogger. I’ve joined your rss feed and look forward to seeking more of your fantastic post.
    Also, I have shared your web site in my social networks!

  17. I consider something really special in this site.

  18. I dugg some of you post as I thought they were very beneficial invaluable

  19. I like this site because so much useful stuff on here : D.

  20. I’m truly enjoying the design and layout of your site.
    It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more enjoyable for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a designer
    to create your theme? Fantastic work!

  21. Cheers, i really think i will be back to your page

  22. Your site has proven useful to me.

  23. great post, very informative. I’m wondering why the other experts of
    this sector do not notice this. You should continue your writing.
    I am sure, you’ve a huge readers’ base already!

  24. Just wanna input on few general things, The website layout is perfect, the articles is very superb : D.

  25. Some truly wow stuff on this web site , appreciate it for contribution.

  26. I have interest in this, cheers.

  27. I conceive this web site holds some real superb information for everyone : D.

  28. Enjoyed examining this, very good stuff, thanks .

  29. bing brought me here. Cheers!

  30. Just wanna input on few general things, The website layout is perfect, the articles is very superb : D.

  31. I have fun with, cause I discovered just what I used to
    be looking for. You have ended my four day long hunt!
    God Bless you man. Have a great day. Bye

  32. I truly enjoy looking through on this web site , it holds superb content .

  33. Just wanna input on few general things, The website layout is perfect, the articles is very superb : D.

  34. You got yourself a new follower.

  35. I conceive this web site holds some real superb information for everyone : D.

  36. Why visitors still use to read news papers
    when in this technological globe everything is presented on net?

  37. Just wanna input on few general things, The website layout is perfect, the articles is very superb : D.

  38. I’m impressed, I have to admit. Genuinely rarely should i encounter a weblog that’s both educative and entertaining, and let me tell you, you may have hit the nail about the head. Your idea is outstanding; the problem is an element that insufficient persons are speaking intelligently about. I am delighted we came across this during my look for something with this.

  39. I and my friends were found to be reviewing the good points from your web page then instantly got a terrible suspicion I never thanked the blog owner for them. Those men ended up absolutely very interested to read through all of them and have definitely been tapping into these things. Many thanks for getting really kind and also for pick out some fine topics most people are really needing to be informed on. My honest regret for not expressing gratitude to you earlier.

  40. very cool post, i actually like this web site, carry on it

  41. Just wanna input on few general things, The website layout is perfect, the articles is very superb : D.

  42. Ni hao, i really think i will be back to your website

  43. Heya! I’m at work surfing around your blog from my new iphone!
    Just wanted to say I love reading your blog and look forward to all your
    posts! Keep up the outstanding work!

  44. You’re so awesome! I do not think I have read a single thing like that
    before. So wonderful to find somebody with some original thoughts on this subject matter.
    Seriously.. thanks for starting this up. This website is one thing that is
    needed on the internet, someone with some originality!

  45. certainly like your web-site but you have to take a look at the spelling on several
    of your posts. A number of them are rife with spelling issues and I find it
    very bothersome to inform the reality on the other hand I
    will surely come again again.

  46. It’s great that you are getting thoughts from this piece of writing as
    well as from our dialogue made at this time.

  47. I know this if off topic but I’m looking into starting my own weblog and was wondering what
    all is needed to get set up? I’m assuming having a blog like yours
    would cost a pretty penny? I’m not very web smart so I’m not
    100% certain. Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated.
    Many thanks

  48. Very interesting points you have remarked, appreciate it for putting up.

  49. Me like, will read more. Cheers!

  50. I enjoying, will read more. Cheers!

  51. Yeah bookmaking this wasn’t a risky decision outstanding post! .

  52. It’s enormous that you are getting ideas from this paragraph as well as from our argument made at
    this time.

  53. I enjoying, will read more. Thanks!

  54. I was looking at some of your articles on this site and I believe this internet site is really instructive! Keep on posting .

  55. Deference to op , some superb selective information .

  56. Everything is very open with a really clear explanation of the challenges.

    It was truly informative. Your site is useful. Many thanks for sharing!

  57. I enjoying, will read more. Thanks!

  58. Found this on bing and I’m happy I did. Well written post.

  59. Howdy! I realize this is somewhat off-topic however I had to ask.
    Does running a well-established website such as yours require a large amount of
    work? I am completely new to operating a blog however I do write in my journal on a daily basis.
    I’d like to start a blog so I can easily share my experience and thoughts online.

    Please let me know if you have any kind of recommendations or tips for new aspiring bloggers.
    Appreciate it!

  60. Enjoyed reading through this, very good stuff, thankyou .

  61. If you desire to increase your experience just keep visiting this
    website and be updated with the most up-to-date news update posted here.

  62. Wow, marvelous blog layout! How long have you been blogging for?
    you make blogging look easy. The overall look of your web site is excellent, let alone
    the content!

  63. Appreciating the hard work you put into your website and in depth information you present.
    It’s good to come across a blog every once in a while that
    isn’t the same old rehashed material. Wonderful read! I’ve bookmarked your site and
    I’m adding your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  64. Yes! Finally someone writes about ps4 best games ever made 2019.

  65. A few things i have constantly told people is that when looking for a good on-line electronics store, there are a few aspects that you have to think about. First and foremost, you should really make sure to find a reputable as well as reliable retailer that has got great assessments and rankings from other customers and market sector professionals. This will make certain you are dealing with a well-known store that provides good support and aid to its patrons. Many thanks for sharing your opinions on this web site.

  66. I every time used to study post in news papers but now as
    I am a user of net therefore from now I am using net for articles,
    thanks to web.

  67. I discovered more something totally new on this weight reduction issue. One issue is a good nutrition is extremely vital whenever dieting. A big reduction in junk food, sugary meals, fried foods, sugary foods, red meat, and white colored flour products can be necessary. Possessing wastes organisms, and harmful toxins may prevent aims for losing fat. While particular drugs quickly solve the situation, the unpleasant side effects are certainly not worth it, and they also never provide more than a short lived solution. It can be a known idea that 95 of diet plans fail. Many thanks sharing your ideas on this blog.

  68. It’s an remarkable article designed for all the internet users; they will obtain benefit from it I am sure.

  69. Enjoyed reading through this, very good stuff, thankyou .

  70. It’s actually a nice and helpful piece of information. I am satisfied that you simply shared this useful information with
    us. Please keep us informed like this. Thanks for
    sharing.

  71. Your post has proven useful to me.

Leave a Reply

Want To Be Listed on Our Site?

Contact Us and let us know about your organization