Roasted Garam masala chickpeas

Chickpeas are an amazing source of minerals and protein. They have a good amount of fiber to help your digestive tract, unique supply of anti-oxidants, help with better regulation of blood sugar and increased chances of satiety and hence weight control. What more could we want as wheelchair users?

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  • I large pot chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 tbsp Garam masala
  • Himalayan salt or freshly ground sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 325 F.
  • Drain and rinse a pot/can of chickpeas in a colander. (Or cook the overnight soaked chickpeas in a pressure cooker for 3-4 whistles until tender).
  • Drain them well, shaking excess water and let air dry or pat dry with towel.
  • In a bowl, add chickpeas, 1 tsp salt (or to taste), 2 tbsp coconut oil, 1 tbsp Garam masala and toss to coat the chickpeas well.
  • Spread the chickpeas onto parchment lined baking sheet/pan in a single layer and bake for 35-50 minutes until crispy, shaking pan twice or so in the middle of cooking.
  • Check in between for crispness.
  • You want them just about done, not hard like a stone.
  • They will continue to harden a bit once out of the oven too.
  • Serve warm or let cool and enjoy!
  • Store in airtight container.
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