How to cook chickpeas in Instant pot | Boiled Chickpeas

How to cook chickpeas in Instant pot | Boiled Chickpeas
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How to cook chickpeas in Instant pot in just 30 mins. Pressure cooking chickpeas will give very soft juicy chickpeas which is very essential because any bean should be completely cooked in order to avoid indigestion (digestive issues).

I use chickpeas in salads, curries, rice and also for hummus, falafel etc. Chickpeas are high in protein, fiber and essential carbohydrates. Just enjoy boiled chickpeas as a snack or roast them for a crispy treat.

Here are some of my chickpeas recipes –Ā 





Always wash your chickpeas as they may be heavily processed with preservatives, pesticides or even dust. Soaking is always preferred but there is a No soak method of cooking Chickpeas which is very useful when there is no time for soaking the chickpeas.Ā 

How to cook chickpeas in Instant potĀ 

Cook Chickpeas in Instant pot

Prep Time2 minutes
Active Time50 minutes
Total Time52 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chickpeas
Servings: 2


  • 1 cup Chickpeas - Raw
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • Water - as needed


  • Wash the chickpeas very well to remove any dirt or pesticides
  • Soak the chickpeas for 8 hrs or overnight.
  • put the chickpeas in instant pot. Add salt 
  • Now add water just enough to cover the chickpeas. all the chickpeas must be covered with water. 
  • Now put the lid and vent to sealing position.
  • Push the Bean/Chili button, it will automatically cook the beans for 30 mins High pressure.
  • Do natural release(preferred), quick release should be ok too.! 
  • Your boiled chickpeas is now ready to devour.!! 



  1. To be safe, add water 1 inch above the chickpeas.
  2. Sometimes old chickpeas will take more time to cook.Ā 
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