Garbanzo Beans (chick peas). Also called Kabuli chana. Available in cans. Ready to use, no need to soak in water overnight. Soak overnight to reduce cooking time, Rinse and drain thoroughly For 1 cup beans, add 4 cups water, Cover and simmer 1.5 – 2 hours (2.5 – 3 hours if not soaked), Yields approx. 2 cups cooked beans.