Banza, an expert in making chickpea pasta products, is now offering consumers a taste of something new with its Chickpea Rice. As compared to brown rice, this better-for-you rice alternative packs three times the protein, double the fiber and 30% fewer net carbs. Additionally, the chickpea-based rice alternative contains fewer carbs than other grains like quinoa.
The naturally gluten-free rice is shelf-stable and quick to prepare at home. Banza's Chickpea Rice is currently being introduced in Chickpea and Tricolor Legume varieties, with the latter consisting of a a mix of chickpeas, red lentils and green pea rice.
When it comes to preparing the Chickpea Rice, the process is a familiar one that involves bringing water to boil over the stovetop and allowing the product to cook for six to eight minutes.