I’ve really got to stop this snacking. As snacks go, this one is probably better than most but still, it can’t be good to sit around blogging all day while subconsciously picking up handfuls of these roasted chickpeas.
Oh well, I’ll plan my diet for next week. Today, however I’m going to enjoy.
This quick and simple snack is so easy to make though you will have to watch the chickpeas carefully while baking. You can check them on minute and they’re still raw and then the next and they’re burnt.
I’ve experimented with oven temperatures for best results and have come to the conclusion that a hot oven of 200c/400f is perfect. In my oven that is. Again, experiment and get to know your oven. Burn a few and then know what you need to do. After that it’s smooth sailing.
The key is ensuring the chickpeas are nicely browned and crunchy too. If in doubt, take them out and allow to rest for about two minutes. They will become more crunchier as they cool.
So are your ready? Believe me, you’re going to thank me for this one. Roasted chickpeas are just as good if not better than other salty store bought snacks. They also go very well with beer, just in case you’re wondering.
If you like this recipe for chickpeas try my others:
I used my own brand of Curry Guy smoked garam masala and smoked cumin for this recipe. You can use other brands but if you’re interested, you can purchase them online from Farmer’s Choice.
The olive oil I used in the recipe was supplied by Candiasoil. Brilliant product if you ask me. It is available at UK Tescos.