Friday, April 27, 2012

Deviled Chickpeas

 This is one of my sister's favorite quick snack foods or potluck dishes to make. She recently made this dish for a church potluck and everyone went crazy for it.  So I had to catch up to the demands for the recipe and put it on the blog as soon as possible.  This is really a quick recipe and although it's called "deviled", you can make it as spicy or mild as you like. It's a great protein packed dish that can be eaten hot or at room temperature so it is great for a party.  So if you have some cans of chickpeas in your cupboards, think about getting a little devilish with them.


  Ingredients:
3 (15oz) cans of rinsed and drained chickpeas
1 medium onion chopped
3-6 dried red chilies
1 tsp mustard seed
1 tsp cumin seed
1 tsp paprika
red chili flakes to taste
10-12 curry leaves
1 cinnamon stick (1inch)
salt to taste
1-2 tsp of canola oil

 Directions:
Heat oil in a large wok or frying pan (nonstick).  Once heated add chopped onions, some salt and curry leaves then saute for 2-3 minutes.  Next add the chili pods, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and red chili flakes saute for another 2 minutes.

 
 Then add the rinsed and drained chickpeas and paprika and saute with all the other ingredients.
 
Season with more salt and taste.




Serve hot or at room temperature.  Enjoy.

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19 comments:

  1. Yum! These look amazing. Do they get crispy or stay soft? I imagine they are good either way. Great recipe and beautiful pics. :)

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  2. Wow!!that looks awesome....a guilt free snack..yum..yum..beautiful clicks.

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  3. Gorgeous, I bet it would make a superb dip if you blended it too! Excellent photography.

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  4. Hi Ramona, I really like these chickpeas, I am going to have to make them. Love the spiciness, I hope I still have some curry leaves in my freezer. Thank you my friend for the kind words. You are so sweet. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  5. Name itself tempts me a lot, i dont bother to munch some anytime..

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  6. I can understand why these are so addictive - look and sound wonderful :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  7. I love chick peas,,,,I made humus almost every two weeks,and this recipe sound simple and Looks mouth watering !!
    Ridwan

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  8. These make the perfect snack! I could eat a can of chick peas in one sitting. Great photos too!

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  9. Ramona! I LOVE chick peas and am always looking for new ways to enjoy them. This looks like a fabulous snack or a great addition to a picnic or cook out! I'll take them spicy please! And your photos are AMAZING! : )

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  10. These look so good, I can't wait to serve them here. Or I might eat them all. :)

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  11. Great way to make chick peas! I would like these at room temp for a summer picnic potluck. And great photos! I love your props!

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  12. You little devil you! Another fabulous curry dish - so simple, but I'm sure - very, very tasty. I've got to find me some of those curry leaves!

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  13. I would LOVE this. Have I told you lately how wonderfully creative you are, miss thang?

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  14. Spicy and I bet super delicious!

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  15. How easy is this. This really does make for the perfect snack.

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  16. You have taken a simple ingredient and made it super. :-)

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  17. Yum! I've been thinking about doing a roasted chickpea. This one sounds amazing!

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  18. Hi there, this is a nice post. It would be great if you linked to it in my Food on Friday series. Food on Friday – Asian Food

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