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Soaking chickpeas? Something went wrong...

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I just soaked chickpeas overnight, for about 14 hours. They are still hard and expanded minimally.

Is this normal? Do they stay hard until I cook them? This is my first dried chickpeas experience, but I've soaked many types of beans before, so I'm confused.

Thanks for any help!

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  1. They will not soften until you cook them.