spicy oven roasted chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Looking for a healthy snack this Veganuary? Try this simple recipe for Spicy Roasted Chickpeas, which is gluten free and allergy free.

You can pack it easily as a school or work snack or even an after school snack. A very healthy snack as it is homemade and does not contain any additives.

Cooking the chickpeas

In this recipe, I have roasted the chickpeas in the oven. You can also air fry the chickpeas instead of roasting them in the oven. The longer you roast them the crispier they will get. Make sure that you spread them out in a single layer.

Flavor Variation to Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

You can play with all sorts of flavors to dress up your roasted chickpeas. Use different spices and herbs that you like to flavor the chickpeas or keep it simple with salt and pepper. For Spicy chickpeas, you can make it as spicy or mild as you want.

Different ways to serve the chickpeas

  • Just as a snack
  • Add chickpeas to soups and salads if you’re looking for a meat-free protein source
  • Or as an alternative to nuts in recipes that calls for nut toppings

Storing the Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

I have never stored the roasted chickpeas, they just get finished off as soon as they come out of the oven but you do not need to store them in the refrigerator instead store them in a covered bowl or jar at room temperature.

Some interesting facts about chickpeas

  • Chickpeas are the second most widely grown legume in the world
  • They are sometimes used as a caffeine-free alternative to coffee
  • Chickpeas have different colors not just beige, they come in green, black, brown, red and even pink colors
  • They are excellent sources of protein and fibre.

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Course: SnacksCuisine: Indian, PakistaniDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Calories

179

kcal
Total time

45

minutes

Looking for a healthy snack this Veganuary? Here is a quick and easy recipe for Spicy Roasted chickpeas. It is gluten free and allergy friendly naturally. A very healthy snack as it is homemade and does not contain any additives.

Ingredients

  • 1 can 540 ml chickpeas

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Steps

  • Sprinkle the oil and all the spices then mix. Spread into a single layer.
  • Preheat the oven to 350o F. Drain and pat dry the chickpeas. chickpeas with spices on a bowl
  • Roast in the center of the oven for 45 minutes, until golden, shaking gently halfway in between.spicy roasted chickpeas on baking tray

Recipe Video

Cook’s Notes

  • Make sure the chickpeas are all in a single layer
  • If the chickpeas do not turn out to be crispy, roast them more until they are crispy to your liking

Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container


Calories179

  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 9g 14%
    • Saturated Fat 1g 5%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
    • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 7g 15%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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