What do you want to cook today?
< All Topics

How To Cook Dried Garbanzo Beans

All you need to know about: How To Cook Dried Garbanzo Beans.

What You Will Need

– 1 cup of dried garbanzo beans
– 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
– 1 tablespoon of olive oil
– 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
– 1 teaspoon of paprika
– Salt and pepper to taste


1. Begin by soaking the dried garbanzo beans in a large pot of water overnight or for at least 8 hours. This will soften them and reduce the cooking time.

2. Drain the beans and rinse with cold water.

3. Put the beans into a pot and cover with 3-4 inches of fresh water.

4. Bring the beans to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes to an hour, or until the beans are tender.

5. Drain the beans and set aside.

6. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat, then add the minced garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

7. Add the cooked garbanzo beans, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper and cook for an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

8. Serve the garbanzo beans hot, as a side dish or as an addition to salads, soups, and stews. Enjoy!

Leave a Reply

Table of Contents