Indian-spiced crunchy chickpea snack

6
1
1
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
1 hr 20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This super-easy crunchy snack reminds us of spiced nuts–perfect for the movies, a mid-afternoon snack or in place of croutons in salads.

Ingredients

Cooking spray

1 spray(s), (5 one-second sprays per serving)

Olive oil

2 tsp(s)

Curry powder

1½ tbsp(s)

Ground coriander

¼ tsp(s)

Cumin seeds

½ tsp(s)

Table salt

1 tsp(s), or to taste

Chickpeas (15 oz)

31 oz, rinsed, drained and dried

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Coat a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Heat a small pan over medium-high heat. Add oil, spices and salt and stir until fragrant, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Place chickpeas in a large bowl. Add spice mixture and mix well to coat chickpeas.
  4. Place chickpeas on cookie sheet in a single layer and roast in oven until crunchy, checking and shaking pan twice during cooking, about 1 1/4 hours. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving. (Store any leftovers in an air-tight container.)