Chick Pea Starter ( A Healthy Snack)


These chick peas are so addictive & is a great crunchy alternative to high-fat snacks, will satisfy anytime cravings. Make sure the chick peas are very dry before you put them in the pan to toast otherwise they will become mushy.Use the leftover toasted chick peas on salads or Pasta

Optional Additions:- Garlic salt, onion salt, cumin, lemon juice, chaat Masala (Use combination of any of these ingredients as per your taste)

Recipe by Rachel Ray

Ingredients:-

Chick peas, drained and rinsed:- 2 (14-ounce) cans
Freshly ground black pepper:- 1 Tsp
Handful grated Parmigiano Reggiano

Procedure:-

1)After rinsing, dry chick peas in a kitchen towel.

2)In a dry nonstick skillet over medium heat add the chick peas

3)Season with black pepper, to taste, and cook, shaking pan often until chick peas are toasted and light golden brown, about 7 minutes

4)Stir in the cheese and toss to coat chick peas.

Serve as a snack or starter

22 comments:

sangee vijay said...

This is a new n interesting snack...like to have chick peas in any form...toasted chickpeas looks crispy n yum...

Swathi said...

chickpea starter looks dleicious.

Hari Chandana said...

Perfect and healthy snack.. looks absolutely delicious.. thanks for sharing dear !!
Indian Cuisine

Priti said...

One of my fav..I do something same too

Smita said...

it is so easy...healthy and flavourful snack, First time on your blog ...like it very much:)

Reshmi Mahesh said...

A healthy and yummy snack with minimum ingredients...lovely recipe..

Radhika said...

Making a grab across the screen preety.

Sunanda said...

Wow!fell like grabbing some from the bowl.. perfect snacks item..

Sunanda's Kitchen

Nandini said...

This is truly healthy and nutritious! Yum...

Prathima Rao said...

A healthy & tasty starter!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Vardhini said...

Healthy :)
I also bake it in the oven after coating it with Indian spices.

Vardhini
VardhinisKitchen

Vimitha Anand said...

Healthy starter... would love to have it as a tea-time snack also...

Priya Sreeram said...

I make chickpea sundal the same way ! looks good

Rekha shoban said...

healthy starter!!nice click preety!

Reva said...

Yummy yummy treat... I love these little beauties:) ..
Reva

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very healthy and tasty looking snack dear.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Priya said...

Thats a quick and very addictive snacks,love to munch rite now..

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking snacks wonderful starter

Ms.Chitchat said...

Very interesting snack,thanks for sharing.

Prathima Shivraj said...

Very healthy starter, looks delicious & inviting.

First time here, wonderful blog, glad to follow you. Do stop by mine when you are free.

Prathima Shivraj
http://tastyvantalu.blogspot.com/

Kalyani said...

Looks tempting snack .. Happy to follow u ...

HGourmet Foodie said...

wow.. so colorful and healthy.. perfect snack to curl up in the couch and watch a movie:)

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