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Instant Pot Chickpeas

Instant Pot Chickpeas Recipe

Instant Pot Chickpeas are healthy, nutritious, and super easy to make. This is a cheap and the best alternative to canned chickpeas.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot Chickpeas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
NPR 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6 cups
Calories 106kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1/2 pound dry chickpeas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt optional


  • Add all the ingredients to the Instant Pot.
  • Close the lid, lock it and cook on manual high pressure for 60 minutes with a full natural pressure release, which is about 30 minutes NPR.
  • Open the pot carefully, and drain the beans in a colander. If making hummus, reserve some of the cooking liquid.
  • Store chickpeas in an airtight container in the fridge, use in soup, salads or hummus.



Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1.1mg