Spicy Chick Peas

Searves 4 people

Preparation: 5 - 7 minutes

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Spicy Chick Peas

It's healthy, quick and very delicious. It uses ingredients most people have in the cupboard.


  • 1 can of chick peas, drained
  • 1/4 of a cup of oil
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1/2 an inch of ginger, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon of ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of garam masala
  • 2 tablespoon of tomato paste
  • juice of 1 lemon


  1. Heat oil in wok/pan
  2. Fry cumin seeds until brown
  3. Add onion, ginger, garlic
  4. Cook until soft
  5. Add coriander, turmeric, chili & chick peas
  6. When mixed well add garam masala, tomato paste and lemon juice
  7. Mix well over low heat
  8. Serve with rice, flat bread or spicy potatoes
  9. Garnish with coriander.


    You could leave out the chili powder if you like spicy but not hot.
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