As nouns the difference between chickpea and paneer
is that chickpea
is an annual asian plant (cicer arietinum
) in the pea family, widely cultivated for the edible seeds in its short inflated pods while paneer
is a soft, non-matured, indian cheese.
* chick pea
An annual Asian plant (Cicer arietinum ) in the pea family, widely cultivated for the edible seeds in its short inflated pods.
A seed of this plant, often used as a food.
- Chickpea is valued for its nutritive seeds with high protein content. [http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/cropfactsheets/chickpea.html]
* (plant) Bengal gram, garbanzo
* (seed) Bengal gram, garbanzo
A soft, non-matured, Indian cheese.
- The spinach was mixed with paneer to make a satisfying meal.