How to Cook Chickpeas in the Instant Pot
Servings Prep Time
3servings 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
3servings 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2cups dried chickpeasalso called garbanzo beans, soaked 8 hours or overnight
  • 3cups Water
  • Optional seasoningsuch as chiles, garlic, onion and herbs.
  • sea saltas needed
Instructions
  1. Rinse the beans and pick out any rocks that might be masquerading as beans. Put them in the Instant Pot. Cover with a generous inch of water.
  2. If you wish, add seasonings, except salt. Don’t add salt until the beans are cooked.
  3. Select Manual at High Pressure and set the timer for 15 minutes. When the time is up, press Cancel, and wait for the pressure to come down on its own.
  4. Test a bean to make sure it is tender to your liking.
  5. If they need to cook more, bring to pressure again for a minute or so.
  6. Cancel and twist the steam handle to Venting position.
  7. If you did not soak the chickpeas but want to cook them in the Instant Pot, cook at High Pressure for 35 to 40 minutes.