Chickpea Coffee Substitute Recipe

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This Chickpea Coffee Substitute Recipe is a natural drink that tastes like coffee.

Make your own natural coffee using this Chickpea Coffee Substitute Recipe.

Chickpea Coffee Substitute Recipe

Garbanzo beans — plain chickpeas — also make a satisfactory coffee-like drink, according to Irene Potter of Neosho,
Missouri. All you have to do, Irene says, is [1] roast some chickpeas in a 300 degree oven until they’re “the color of roasted
coffee beans”, then [2] grind the brown-black nuggets, (in a blender, coffee grinder or Corona-type mill) to the consistency of
canned percolator-type coffee. (“Bigger chunks are better than a very fine grind,” Ms. Potter advises. “They leave less residue in
the pot.”)

To prepare a pot of “chickpea coffee”, simply measure the ground chickpeas the same as you would regular Java, perk them in a
percolator until the liquid looks like fresh-brewed coffee, pour, and enjoy. If you don’t have a percolator, just boil the chickpea
granules in water. (Be sure, though, to let the boiled pot stand for a few minutes before pouring — or else use a tea strainer
— to keep “sludge” from finding its way to the bottom of your cup.)


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