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How to cook Chickpeas in Instant Pot?

The handy guide on How to cook chickpeas in Instant Pot. These instant pot chickpeas taste better than canned one.
Course Basics
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 7 cups
Calories 134kcal
Author Kanan


  • 1 lb Dried chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • teaspoon Baking soda
  • 6 cups Water for soaking
  • 8 cups Water for cooking


  • Wash the chickpeas well under running cold water.
  • Soak in 6 cups of water for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Discard the soaking water.
  • Add soaked chickpeas, 8 cups water, and baking soda in the instant pot liner.
  • Cover with the lid, keep the valve to sealing and cook on manual (high pressure) for 15 minutes.
  • Let the pressure release naturally, once pin drops open the lid.
  • Drain the cooking water and you have cooked chickpeas ready.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.5g | Protein: 7.3g | Fat: 2.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 240mg | Fiber: 6.2g | Sugar: 3.9g | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2.3mg
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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