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Chick Pea Snack

Updated on August 4, 2017

Chick pea Indian snack

Wonderful chick Peas - contains calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc and also lowers cholesterol in the blood.

one bowl contain 164 calories

It contains Carbohydrates which is good for people who have diabetes (-insulin)

It contains phosphorus equivalent to the same amount as in yogurt and milk

So l am certainly going to make my favourite dish as l also have high cholesteral....and l am going on a diet with my favourite snack in mind as a filler.....Therefore l would like to share my recipe with you and hope that it helps you too.....


You can use 4 canned chick peas (already cooked and wash and drain them for this receipe


Two cups of white chick peas (these are normally purchased dry in Asian Store and Local Supermarkets. This has to be washed and soaked cold water with a teaspoon of salt over night.

Next day Boil for number of hours until the chick peas are soft and cooked....or alternatively cook in a pressure cooker for 20 minutes.........Strain the chick peas.

enough (veg oil or olive oil) for frying onions

Chana Masala (also from Asian Store/Local Supermarkets about 3 tea spoons

l and a half teaspoon salt

1/2 Lemon

About 3 onions....(one chopped)...and the two cut into thin slices.

fresh chillies chopped (l use one....if you like it hot add more)

Fresh ginger..peel and slice very thin.

l chopped tomato (to be used for frying)

2 small cut tomatoes for garnish


1. fry chopped onions plus the chillies for a few minutes (not quite brown).

2. add one chopped tomatoe and stir than add one a half tea spoon of chana masala, salt to taste

and the drained chick peas plus the thin sliced ginger...mix on low heat for a about 10 minutes.

Scatter the sliced onions and small cut tomatos (at this point you can scatter more whole fresh chillies)...stir and put lid on ..low heat...for 5 minutes....

sprinkle with lime or lemon juice

serve hot or cold, with bread or heated nan bread

(can be eaten next day too)


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    • rexy profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago

      tnderhrt23...believe you me ..this is real yummy....everyone ones it...

    • tnderhrt23 profile image


      7 years ago

      This looks yummy!


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