Crispy Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

Munch these on their own, add to salads or sprinkle on top of a hearty bowl of soup


Crispy roasted chickpeas. Picture / Babiche Martens.

CRISPY ROASTED CHICKPEAS RECIPE
Makes 3 cups

2 x 420g tins chickpeas
Olive oil to drizzle
1 tsp salt
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 chilli, chopped
½ tsp each of cumin, garam masala, coriander
2 Tbsp chopped parsley or coriander to garnish
Lemon wedges to squeeze before serving
Optional to serve — toss through kale leaves, parmesan, herbs

1. Preheat oven to 180C.

2. Drain and rinse the chickpeas. Lie them on a piece of paper towel and pat dry. The drier, the crispier they will become.

3. Spread them on a lined baking tray. Drizzle with oil and toss through the salt, garlic and chilli. Place into the oven and bake for 30 minutes until crispy and golden. Remove and toss through the mixed spices while they are hot.

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