Top 10 Canned Chickpeas In Malaysia

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Canned chickpeas are a lifesaver for chickpeas lovers. Canned chickpeas are pre-cooked chickpeas that have already undergone some heat processing so they would have a soft to moderate hard texture, unlike raw chickpeas. You could just eat it straight out of the can or add them directly into your dishes or baking batter without the lengthy boiling process.

The nutritional values of canned chickpeas are very similar to raw chickpeas but with more sodium content from the liquid in the can.  But you can reduce the excess by rinsing the canned chickpeas. This protein and fiber-loaded chickpea can be used to make a lot of dishes and baked goods such as lasagna, veggie wrap and more!

Head down to the list below to find the best canned chickpeas in Malaysia!

1. Avenue Garden Chickpeas

Avenue Garden Chickpeas
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Avenue Garden Chickpeas are high-quality chickpeas that you can eat straight away from that can. All you need to do is properly rinse them and voila, your chickpeas are ready to be eaten or used for cooking or baking!

Ingredients: Chickpeas, Water, Salt.

Country of Origin: Not Stated

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM2.75

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

2. Durra Boiled Chickpeas

Durra Boiled Chickpeas
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Durra Boiled Chickpeas are legumes with a variety of health advantages and nutrients. It is high in fibre and contains important vitamins and minerals that can benefit your body. Plus, these chickpeas are boiled so you do not need to cook them anymore.

Ingredients: Not Stated

Country of Origin: Jordan

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM3.45

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

3. Cirio Chickpeas

Cirio Chickpeas
Image credit: Bali On Demand

To guarantee that our Cirio Chickpeas are as soft and delicious as possible, the chickpeas are harvested and treated with great care before steam cooking them to perfection using a 100% natural procedure that excludes preservatives.

Ingredients: Chickpeas, Water, Salt.

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 380 g and 400 g

Price: RM4.50 (400 g can)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

4. Ciao Ceci Chickpeas

Ciao Ceci Chickpeas
Image credit: Jaya Grocer

A can of Ciao Ceci Chickpeas can be used to make a variety of recipes. Simply get creative with it, from the appetiser to the main course! For example you can use this canned chickpea to make a classic dish of marinated chickpeas salad with mint, onions, and black olives.

Ingredients: Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans), Water and Salt.

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 240 g and 400 g

Price: RM3.50 (400 g pack)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

5. Kimball Chickpeas

Kimball Chickpeas
Image credit: Tesco

Kimball Chickpeas are dried chickpeas that have been soaked in water and sugar. These chickpeas have a buttery texture and a delightful nutlike flavour. They are a great source of protein that can be consumed at any time of year. Chickpeas are commonly used in Middle Eastern dishes such as hummus.

Ingredients: Water, Salt and Sugar.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 425 g

Price: RM5.90

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

6. D’Sultanaa Bazaar – Burcu Boiled Chickpeas

DSultanaa Bazaar Burcu Boiled Chickpeas
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D’Sultanaa Bazaar – Burcu Boiled Chickpeas  is a kind of chickpea that is high in nutrients and has a variety of health advantages. It is a popular meal among Levantine residents, and it may be made in a variety of ways. It is known for its great quality and enticing taste.

Ingredients: Not Stated

Country of Origin: Turkey

Size Available: 400 g and 600 g

Price: RM3.80 (400 g can)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

7. Napolina Chickpeas

Napolina Chickpeas
Image credit: Shopee

Unlike dried pulses, Napolina Chickpeas are ready to eat right away, with no need for soaking or boiling. To add texture to a variety of meals, such as salads, casseroles, and stews, use them. Chickpeas are a rich source of protein and are naturally low in fat, sugar, and salt.

Ingredients: Chickpeas, Water, and Sodium Metabisulphite.

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM11.90

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

8. Bio’0 Ceci Chickpeas

Bio Ceci Chickpeas
Image credit: Shopee

BIO.0 Chickpeas are a staple in many Mediterranean dishes; they’re high in protein and a good source of minerals and energy. Soups, casseroles, salads, veggie burgers, and hummus all benefit from chickpeas. This chickpea is purely chickpea immersed in sterilized water.

Ingredients: Chickpeas, Water.

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM8.90

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

9. Ceres Organic Garbanzo Beans (Organic Chickpeas)

Ceres Organic Garbanzo Beans Organic Chickpeas
Image credit: Organics.ph

Ceres Organic Garbanzo Beans (Organic Chickpeas) are a nutritious replacement for your favourite beans. Garbanzo beans cultivated organically in Italy have no salt and are a popular vegetarian meal. The beans can be eaten raw in salads, cooked in stews, or mashed into a hummus-like paste.

Ingredients: Certified Organic Chickpeas 60%, Water

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM9.90

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

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10. Conservas Serrano Chickpeas 

Conservas Serrano Chickpeas
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Conservas Serrano Chickpeas are the ideal food that will make your life healthier. This natural chickpeas that will leave you with pleasant and delightful feelings. It has a nutty flavour and a buttery texture that you would love.

Ingredients: Not Stated

Country of Origin: Italy

Size Available: 660 g

Price: RM18.00

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

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By the way, here are some steps you should do after getting a canned chickpea!

  1. Open the can carefully and drain the liquid.
  2. Rinse the chickpeas to remove the excess sodium.

If you want to soften the chickpeas more:

3. Spread the chickpeas into a pan without overlapping them.
4. Submerge the chickpeas with water and boil it for 5 minutes over medium heat.
5. Drain the boiled chickpeas and dry them with paper towels.

Note: This list was compiled by the team at My Weekend Plan after extensive research and shared opinions to suggest helpful recommendations for the public. More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered, if you have any other great suggestions too, please email us support@myweekendplan.com.my. The sequence of brands is in no particular order.

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