Monday, October 12, 2009

Curry Roasted Chickpeas



I know that this may come as a surprise, but I actually have been eating more than muffins during Vegan Mofo. Aside from my daily sugar indulgence I eat a lot of beans, grains, vegetables and fresh fruit. This dish came to be because I had some leftover garbanzo beans that were getting a little old in my refrigerator. I thought that if I roasted them up Mr. Zoey and I could eat them as a pre dinner snack.

I wanted to do a variation of my first attempt with roasting chick peas and since curry spice was the first thing I saw in my spice cabinet, that is what I went with. I bring you curry roasted chickpeas!

Curry Roasted Chickpeas

Ingredients:

Chickpeas (soaked and cooked or from a can)
Curry powder
Salt (optional)

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Add a few shakes of curry spice to the chickpeas and mix well.
3. Bake for 40 minutes or so, being sure to stir every 15 minutes.
4. Open your windows so the neighbors think: "Wow, things coming from that kitchen always smell so good!"
5. Remove chickpeas from the oven and add salt to taste if desired.

These were a major success. Mr. Zoey and I ate them quickly and he asked me if we had more. When I said that we didn't, he walked into the kitchen poured some dry chickpeas into water so they could start soaking and asked me if we could have them again tomorrow.

3 comments:

Tara said...

Thanks for this recipe! It's nice to have simple and satisfying snacks around. I'm also really impressed that Mr. Zoey knows how to soak beans, because I don't think that Mr. Snowy knows how. :)

Tough Cookie said...

Looks great!!

AJS said...

Sounds delish! And I bet your neighbors already know that things coming from your kitchen always TASTE really good since you're so good at sharing!