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Roasted Chickpeas: Crispy And Healthy Weight Loss Snack

Shalini Thakur

Recipe by Shalini Thakur

roasted chickpeas

Cooking Time

20 minutes

Ingredients
  • Parsley - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Olive Oil/ Ghee - 1 tsp
  • Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt As Per Taste
  • Soaked Chickpeas - 1 bowl (250 g)
  • Are you looking for some healthy, quick, and yummy snacks while binge-watching your favorite show/movie? Look no more! Fitelo is here with a “roasted chickpeas” recipe, a crispy and healthy snack, that is delicious in taste, easy to cook, and the perfect snack for binging. Now you don’t have to regret later binging on packed and unhealthy food instead you can now munch on homemade “roasted chickpeas”.

    roasted chickpeas
    • Firstly, in a bow take 1 cup of overnight soaked chickpeas and boil them up to 2 whistles.
    • Further, add 1 tbsp olive oil to that and add cumin seeds (jeera).
    • Then, add some red chili powder, salt, and chat masala, garlic powder and mix it well.
    • Next, let it cook on a slow to medium flame for 20 mins.
    • Top it up with some coriander leaves.
    • Your crispy roasted chickpeas are ready for munching.

    Tips

    • For baking preheat the oven to 190⁰ for 10 mins and cook it for 25 minutes.
    • You can also use Italian seasoning to enhance the flavor.
    • Make sure to stir in between every now and then.
    • You can use ghee instead of olive oil.
    • You can also add any of your favorite veggies or seasoning or some lemon juice.

    Roasted Chickpeas Health Benefits

      benefits of chickpeas
    benefits of chickpeas
    • Chickpeas are enriched with nutrients such as magnesium, calcium, and protein which help in the overall development of the body, especially bones, and they will also fulfill the body’s nutrient requirements.
    • Roasted Chickpeas are a great source of dietary fiber especially soluble fiber which will help u stay satiated for a longer time and stop you from reaching out for junk.
    • Just one cup serving of chickpeas contains 19 gm of protein & 12.5 grams of dietary fiber, therefore, making it a powerhouse of nutrients.
    • Chickpeas are high in fiber which moreover helps in preventing constipation and keeps the gut strong.
    • The glycemic index of chickpeas is quite low that’s one reason it doesn’t spike your blood sugar levels hence making it the perfect choice for people with diabetes.

    Chickpeas Nutrition Per 100 g

    Protein 8.86 g
    Dietary Fiber 7.6 g
    Chickpea Calories 164 kcal
    Calcium 49 mg

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    FAQS

    Is chickpea good for weight loss?

    Chickpeas are loaded with dietary fiber, protein, and many other nutrients, hence it is perfect for people on diet or trying to lose weight.

    How to make chickpea salad?

    To this above recipe, you can add diced onions, green chilies, tomatoes, and some stir-fried veggies, and top it up with parsley, and lemon juice. Your chickpea salad is ready.

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    Fun Fact

    Now that we have shared chickpeas’ benefits, here is a healthy chickpea recipe for weight loss that you can try at home with simple ingredients.

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