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How to cook dried chickpeas on the stove

Nisha Vora
4.9 from 38 votes

Ingredients
  

  • 12 ounces 1½ cups / 340g chickpeas
  • Water
  • 1 ½ - 2 teaspoons kosher salt.

Instructions
 

  • Soak chickpeas in plenty of cold water overnight or for 8 hours. Drain and rinse.
  • Add chickpeas to a large saucepan and add water to cover by 3 inches (8 cm).
  • Bring to a boil over high heat. Then lower to medium heat and simmer until just tender, about 1 hour. Add 1 ½ - 2 teaspoons of kosher salt and simmer for 5 more minutes, or until tender.
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