Chickpeas - where to buy

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Chickpeas - where to buy

Post by Tarka » Sat, 25 May 2013 2:49 pm

Not sure if this is the best place to post this but no other forums/sub-forums seemed to fit the bill.....

Anyone know where I can buy chickpeas....I live in Jurong and haven't seen them anywhere. Seeing as the Middle Eastern restaurants serve hummus etc you must be able to get them somewhere.

Don't mind if they are tinned or raw.

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Post by zzm9980 » Sat, 25 May 2013 3:09 pm

I see them all the time in grocery stores around here, including Fair Price and Cold Storage. I've seen the dried and canned ones. Seeing as how they're really popular in India, I would try some Indian shops if you really can't find them in a traditional grocery.

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Re: Chickpeas - where to buy

Post by x9200 » Sat, 25 May 2013 3:13 pm

Tarka wrote:Not sure if this is the best place to post this but no other forums/sub-forums seemed to fit the bill.....

Anyone know where I can buy chickpeas....I live in Jurong and haven't seen them anywhere. Seeing as the Middle Eastern restaurants serve hummus etc you must be able to get them somewhere.

Don't mind if they are tinned or raw.
Dried: Coldstorage, green and yellow, practically always, Red Mill brand.
Canned: the same but from time to time only.

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Post by Northcote » Sat, 25 May 2013 3:33 pm

Cold Storage have the tinned ones that we use for hummus (Waitrose 400G tin is $3.15)

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Post by Wd40 » Sat, 25 May 2013 4:11 pm

Yupp! ChickPeas or "Channa" as it is called in India can be found in Mustafa or Indian grocery stores.

In Fairprice, I have seen the Green Gram or "moong" but I doubt seeing any chickpeas.

In India we consume a lot of these pulses compared to the rest of the world as they are the primary source of protein for us as most of Indians are vegetarians and even those who eat meat are not as hardcore as the rest of the world

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Post by zzm9980 » Sat, 25 May 2013 6:29 pm

Cold Storage right by all of the canned vegetables:

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Post by Hannieroo » Sun, 26 May 2013 11:21 am

The new cold storage at west mall have them, I think I've bought them from Giant at imm too.

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Post by Hannieroo » Sun, 26 May 2013 7:46 pm

Sometimes you'll see them labelled up as garbanzo beans.

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