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Roasted Chickpea Salad



I’ve been talking about making this recipe for so long and now I’ve finally made it. It was certainly worth the prep talk! Salads can be boring at times, especially if you have made it your main meal (usually at lunchtime) and you don’t have that bottle of dressing or sachet of mayonnaise to hand. These spicy chickpeas gives this salad the kick that it needs; it not only appeals to me visually, but it also gives an interesting crunchy texture to the salad. Obviously you can try any salad combination that you want, and maybe throw in some humus somewhere in between. All I know is that these chickpeas will be on repeat for a few more months!

Roasted chickpeas Salad


For the Chickpeas

1 can of chickpeas
1 tbsp garam masala
3 garlic - crushed
1 tsp Turmeric
1 tsp cumin powder (Geera)
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Paprika
1/2 tsp ginger powder
1/4 cinnamon powder
4 tbsp olive oil

For the Rainbow Salad

1 carrot thinly sliced
1/2 cup sweet corn
1 cup cucumber sliced
1 beetroot (raw) shredded
Lettuce of your choice (lambs lettuce, frisee, radicchio)
1/2 sweet red pepper


Pre-heat oven to 350 F. (Gas Mark 4-5)

Drain the chickpeas into a colander and rinse well with cold water until no more foam appears. Pat dry with a paper towel if they still look wet.

Mix the spice mix ingredients together with the oil

Combine the spice mix with the peas and transfer to a baking sheet spreading them out evenly to form one layer. Roast for 40-50 minutes, or until they are slightly browned and make a rattling sound when you shake the baking sheet. Serve warm or let cool if serving with the salad and your favourite salad dressing.

Nutritional Value of Roasted Chickpea Salad

Roasted Chickpeas(1/2 cup) Rainbow Salad (100 g)
Calories(Calories from fat) 240 114
Sodium 160 mg 0.1 g
Total Fat 7 g 0.3 g
Potassium 390 mg -
Saturated Fat 1g- 0.1 g
Total Carbs 36 g 7 g
Polyunsaturated 2 g -
Dietary Fibre 10 g 2.5 g
Monounsaturated 3 g -
Sugars 6 g 3.2 g
Protein 11 g 1.4 g
Vitamin A 4% 113%
Calcium 7% 1%
Vitamin C 7% 120
Iron 5% 22% 3

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


  1. Manny Rutinel says

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    Have a great day! 😀


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