Kabuli Chana are small, hard, knobby, beige beans about 3/8 inch round. White Chick peas are large beige legumes shaped like wrinkles hazelnuts. Kabuli ones are the one of the oldest cultivated legume species known. Its nutty and creamy flavor and firm texture and minimal fat make it versatile into popular dishes which soon become a favorite for anyone who tries it. Chickpeas are edible legumes. There are two main types of chickpeas. Desi are small, angular seeds, which may be yellow, green, light brown or even black in color.