POPSUGAR Food Poll Do You Refer to These Beans as Chickpeas or Garbanzos? by partysugar 2/19/08 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Source Read More BeansPollGarbanzo Beans POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get inspired with our daily newsletter Love and Sex Vegetarian DIY Food Tech Home Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. justanerd1975 7 years or as I used to call them as a child, butt-beans! ;) ( they really do look like tiny butts) keiraz 7 years Even in the cans it is written "chickpeas" nrmunch55 7 years Chickpea's=) CollegeGirl 7 years Garbanzos ahappierdiane 7 years mmm...hummus! sauterhead 7 years Both - usually when they're in something I'll say chickpeas but if alone garbanzo? It's a can of garbanzo beans but hummus is made with chickpeas. I'm weird I guess. piraterie 7 years Garbanzo beans, yum! I never even heard anyone say chickpea until I was in my late teens, and it was a while after that that I figured out they were the same thing. GratefulGrl80 7 years "They have always been garbanzo. Never heard of chickpeas until the Food Network came on." my mom called them chickpeas long before food network was ever in existence GratefulGrl80 7 years i voted chickpeas, but i do tend to say garbanzos too...i think they're called ceci beans in italian....mainly i call them delicious :) ENoel 7 years I've always called them 'brain beans'. They look like little brains. Not always a popular observation. But tasty brain beans they are. jJuliet 7 years both...these are great when mixed with fava beans in a salad with olive oil, lemon, tomatoes, and fresh herbs--it's delicious hot or cold. chiefdishwasher 7 years They have always been garbanzo. Never heard of chickpeas until the Food Network came on. fuzzles 7 years ella, Thanks for the salad recipe! That sounds healthy and overall wunnerful! rickimc 7 years Neither - I'm allergic to legumes. beingtazim 7 years chickpeas. i think it is a cute name. i am making hummus tonight with basil. mmm. sharshar 7 years Garbanzos is a nicer word for it. Don't like the taste, though :p jennifer76 7 years Garbanzo beans. guinnevere 7 years more often, garbanzo, but that's probably because i'm mexican and that's what we say in mexico. GlowingMoon 7 years Garbanzos. I hade made some hummus for breakfast. Yum. Kate-Marie 7 years I use either name, but garbanzo is more fun to say. GARBANZO! Hah =] AmberHoney 7 years I must agree with Marynan... & Sugarcat, it's so fun to say and thanks to Finnlover for the French lesson (I love languages). Rachael Ray has a recipe for fried/sauteed garbanzo that I've yet to try but it sounds so yummy. Sometimes I call my dog garbanzo cause he loves them and it's a cute name for a dog. milosmommy 7 years Wow fuzzles thanks for the idea. I never thought of doing that before. juliegal 7 years i voted other b/c i call them both....they're both such cute names! ilanac13 7 years i've called them by both but i think that i use chick peas more often than not. emalove 7 years Chickpeas. I love them!