Sunday, 5 April 2015

Spicy Roasted Chick Peas



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Spicy Roasted Chick Peas
A delicious and moreish snack that's healthy too.
Ingredients:
  • 2 cans White precooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt
  • Pinch garlic salt
Method:
1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C2. Drain the chickpeas from the can and pat them dry with a tea towel.3. Transfer the chick peas to a large bowl, add the olive oil, salt, garlic salt and chilli powder and toss together so that the chick peas are coated in the spices.4.Line a baking tray with parchment paper and transfer the chickpeas on to the baking tray, spreading them out in an even layer.4. Place the tray in the oven to bake for 15 minutes, after which stir the chick peas around and bake them for a further 15 minutes.5. Turn the off the oven and leave the tray in there to cool. 6. Once cooled, transfer the chickpeas to an air tight container to store them. 

The canned white chickpeas can be purchased in any Asian grocery store or any large supermarket in the Special foods aisle.
For variation  in flavours you can add sumac, oregano, black pepper or Mexican spice.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: I bowlful


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 In my VEG BOX ~ Garlic event by citrusspiceuk


32 comments:

  1. These look tasty, I love spicy stuff x

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  2. I love chickpeas, I'm going to buy some when I next do my shopping and try this out. I may have to have a little less chilly, I don't like things too spicy although I do love spice haha

    The Life of Leeshastarr

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    1. You can replace the chilli with some oregano or Mexican spice as another flavour. It works extremely well with that.

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  3. These sound gorgeous - I'll definitely give them a go for an unusual snack to have with drinks.

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  4. Love these .. perfect snack with drinks.

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  5. Beautiful! So simple and tasty! Pinned and shared! :)

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  6. Love roasted chickpeas! It's such a great way to snack on something while watching telly instead of those awful store bought crisps :)

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  7. I ADORE chickpeas Nayna, and use them in many of my recipes! These look so tasty! Karen

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  8. that's a easy to follow make at home roasted chickpeas recipes. I am going to try this recipe very soon.

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  9. These look awesome, I'm going to grab some when I go shopping and try them out. :)

    Stew

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  10. These look lovely and pretty easy to make as well. I think I might be trying this soon x

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  11. oohh these sound different and actually quite tasty x

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  12. I've actually some in my larder cupboard which I wondered if could use them for, no idea when or why I bought them.
    These sound delicious

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  13. This sounds like a great recipe for snacking on. I know my lads would love this

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  14. I like the sound of these - chick peas are so moreish.

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  15. These sound delicious - a brilliant healthy snack as I adore chickpeas x

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  16. I didn't realise that it was that easy to make roasted chickpeas, thank you for the recipe

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  17. I also adore chickpeas but have never tried them in this way x

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  18. I can't think of what to say because I love the photograph so much Nayna! and yes am a great fan of chick peas, they are so versatile aren't they?!

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  19. Oh I love chickpeas! These look yum :)

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  20. never thought about adding spices to chick peas

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  21. I'm not really a fan of chilli but they sound like a great snack xx

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  22. Oh yum these sounds absolutely delicious - while I don't normally got for chili thing I have a soft spot when they are on a snack.

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  23. Simple. Yummy. Impressive. I like the sound of some of the variations too.

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  24. What a wonderful idea for a snack. I might try it with a lemon pepper instead of chillies.

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  25. i can imagine your house always having the best of snacks to dive into

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  26. I'd love to try these! They look stunning x

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  27. Nayna I tried out the recipe during Diwali time to serve as a snack and most didn't believe me when I said that the chickpeas were not fried. Thank you sharing a wonderful and easy recipe.

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  28. This looks really tasty! I too love chickpeas. Would like to make this over the weekend.

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  29. A lovely vegetarian snack love the added spice!

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  30. I have tried this recipe and the results were excellent

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