The chickpea is made from a bean with a rounded shape and a small hook-shaped hook on the side. The English name is Chickpea or garbanzo bean. Chickpeas are not too common in China, and only in Gansu and other places in Xinjiang. The main planting areas in the world are in India and Pakistan, accounting for 80%. It is one of the earliest legumes planted by humans, and was discovered in the Middle East 7500 years ago. In the Bronze Age, Italy and Greece began to eat chickpeas. The Greeks cooked it as a staple food or dessert, and also directly eaten fresh beans. The ancient Romans used to make soup, or baked it as a snack. At that time, they had a recipe for chickpeas. The ancients believed that chickpeas have a medical effect, can increase sperm and milk production, stimulate menstruation and urine, and help treat kidney stones. Chickpeas are rich in protein (all high-quality globulin), and there are 18 kinds of amino acids (including all 8 kinds of amino acids that the human body must but cannot synthesize). At the same time is rich in a variety of nutrients and trace elements, such as: calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and so on. In particular, each hundred grams of chickpeas contain up to 350 mg of calcium and 320 mg of phosphorus, which is higher than most beans, with an iron content of 47 mg, which is 90% higher than other beans. Chickpeas are also rich in vitamin C, B1, B2 up to 12 mg, and dietary fiber content is higher than other beans. It contains trace element chromium. Edible chickpea products can increase the body's insulin activity and the number of insulin receptors, and achieve the purpose of controlling blood sugar and improving diabetes. The isoflavones in chickpeas have a great influence on women's health. They are active plant estrogens, which can delay the aging of female cells, keep the skin elastic, nourish, breast, reduce bone loss and promote bone formation. , lowering blood fat, reducing women's menopausal syndrome. Men who eat often can benefit from kidney essence and are more effective than sturdy and not cold. Chickpea is also a good plant amino acid supplement, which has high medical and health value, and can not underestimate children's mental development, bone growth and the health of the elderly.
Soak the beans for more than 8 hours, about one night.
Wash the soaked beans into a broken machine or blender, add 350 grams of water, and smooth.
Pour the soy milk into the gauze, pour the remaining water into the cup, rinse the cup, and wrap the gauze to separate the bean dregs.
On the stove, open a small fire, open the fire and do a circular motion, cook until almost open, like the sweet time, you can add the right amount of sugar, and then cook until the thickening. If you don't like sweet, you can cook it and turn off the heat, then add the right amount of salt.
Take a clean, water-free container and pour the bean paste into the container for about one hour to solidify.
After solidification, gently remove the mold by hand and buckle into the dish.
The tofu is too tender, cut the tofu into small pieces, and do a good job of garnishing the tofu directly to the tofu.
Deep-fried tofu, eat directly with sour and sweet sauce, or make braised tofu.