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 Get inspired with our daily newsletter Love and Sex Food Home Vegetarian DIY Tech Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. justanerd1975 6 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!