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  • cpark Mar 31, 2009 04:07 PM
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where can I get some in the NYC area?

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  1. Sahadi in Brooklyn has had them in the past.

    The only other place I've seen them still in their pod was in Westchester county at a Mexican produce stand. Never seen them anywhere else. If you know of any Mexican neighborhoods, you could always try there first. Just remember to ask for "garbanzos".

    Sahadi --> http://www.sahadis.com/

    Also peek --> http://jugalbandi.info/wp-content/upl...

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    1. re: Cheese Boy

      Don't know whether Sahadi has them or not but last week I saw them at the greengrocer that is on the same block.

    2. recent piece on gothamist.

      http://gothamist.com/2009/03/19/fresh...

      1. saw them today all over jackson heights in all the indian grocery stores there, $2.49 a pound was the going rate, picked up a bag myself and will look at some of the info on the gothamist page. makes sense to find them at indian markets, they're "green channa."

        1. I saw them this weekend at the produce section of the Arthur Avenue Market in the Bronx.