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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Spicy Baked Chickpeas Made Crispy in the Oven

Spicy Baked Chickpeas Made Crispy in the Oven
All the ingredients for North African Spicy Baked Chickpeas recipe are found at your local grocery store. Spicy baked chickpea North African recipe is delicious, high fiber, crispy, crunchy food.


Spicy Baked Chickpeas Made Crispy in the Oven.


Spicy Baked Chickpeas

A well-known part of the North African diet is chickpeas also known as garbanzo beans. Spicy baked chickpeas are seasoned with many savory spices and perfectly baked every time.


Spicy Baked Chickpeas

Serves 4

Total time from start to finish 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients
2 cans chickpeas, drained
1 tablespoon dried mint
2 dried hot red chilies
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon black peppercorns
1 tablespoon dried coriander
¼ cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon cardamom seeds
2 whole cloves

Directions
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Add all ingredients except chickpeas to a coffee grinder and pulse until mixed well. In a medium mixing bowl, toss the drained chickpeas spice powder. Spread chickpeas on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour until the beans are browned and crisp. Remove from the oven and cool.


Chickpeas facts did you know


The Chickpea crop has been cultivated in Ethiopia since antiquity, dating back to 7,500 BC.

There are two types of chickpeas:

Desi – is a small dark seeded with a rough coat, drought tolerant well adapted to low rainfall areas. Desi chickpeas have a yellow colored center. commercial production.

Kabuli – is a lighter colored large late-maturity plant, beige-colored throughout the seed with thin skin and is found mainly in areas of steady rainfall. The Kabuli chickpeas are the type most commonly found in American supermarkets.


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