Baked Chickpea Snacks
A healthy and tasty baked Chickpea snack suitable for all the age groups. Toss in the seasoning of your choice, enjoy with your tea, or add up in your salads or soups for a crunch. A gluten-free and suitable for diabetics and vegan, perfect to be served at parties and get-togethers.
1/7 can /oz Boiled Chickpeas or Garbanzo beans 1 tsp Salt 1 tbsp Olive oil or use any flavourless oil Red Chilli Powder/Chilli flakes as required Dried Parsley as required
Strain the chickpeas and liquid from the can, completely. Rinse under the tap water. Pat dry the chickpeas completely on a clean kitchen towel or tissue paper. The chickpeas will feel dry and peel off. Discard the peels that come out while washing and drying. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 400F or 200C. On a dry baking tray, spread the chickpeas, toss with 1 tbsp of oil, and salt and bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes at 400 F or 200C. In between at the interval of 15 minutes keep on shaking the tray for even baking of chickpeas. After 30-40 minutes, chickpeas will be dry and the color will a bit dark as compared to before baking. Take out of the oven and toss in the spices and herbs of your choice. Once cooled store in an air-tight container or serve hot.