How to grow Chickpea Sprouts

Cicer arietinum

  • Harvest after (at 18-20 °C): 2 to 3 days
  • Soaking: 6 to 12 hours
  • Rinsing/draining: 2 times per day
  • Sprouter(s): jar, sprouting tray
  • Tip: the seeds also germinate if they were soaked in salt water. These sprouts taste spicy. More than 3 grams of salt per liter of water should not be used.

Yellow, green, brown and black Chickpeas are suitable for sprouting.

soaked Chickpeas

Soak the Chickpeas for 6 to 12 hours. In a bowl …

sprouting jar

… or in a sprouting jar.

sprouted Chickpeas

Use the sprouts in 2 to 4 days or freeze them. The longer the roots are the more bitter they taste.

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