What is the Big Game without a handful of tasty snacks on hand? Especially if they are homemade. Just one of the wonderful things about these roasted curry chickpeas. They are also big on flavor. The curry and cumin really complement the roasted legume and the coriander adds a bit of zing. Plus they are spicy too!

Of course, you can season them anyway you want, really. Use this curry seasoning just as a suggestion but maybe try this Coffee and Chili mix or this Maple and Sea Salt? And go Niners!

Recipe: Roasted Curry Chickpeas


  • 1 15 ounce can of chickpeas
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon salt


1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.


2. Strain the chickpeas and rinse them clean. You don’t want any of the liquid they were packed in to remain.


3. Place a paper towel on a flat surface and spread the chickpeas onto it so that they are a single layer. Place another towel on top of them, rolling them around, until they are completely dry.

4. Toss the chickpeas with olive oil and then place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.


5. Roast them for about 40 minutes until they are a deep golden brown and very crunchy, making sure to not burn them.

6. Combine all of the spices plus the salt into a bowl large enough to hold the chickpeas.

Curry Spices

Curry Spices

7 Add the chickpeas and toss until they are fully coated.


Roasted Curry Chickpeas

Roasted Curry Chickpeas 23 January,2016Jerry James Stone

  • JJ does it again– I’m already looking for a can of garbanzos in the larder– not waitin’ for the game…


Jerry James Stone

Car and technology writer for Discovery Channel and the producer and main recipe developer for TreeHugger’s Green Wine Guide. I also contribute regularly to MAKE magazine. You can also find my work at The Atlantic, Digg.com and Fodor’s Travel Guides.
I studied Computer Engineering at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA. During my time there I was a DJ at the campus radio station KCPR and I also wrote for the campus paper, Mustang Daily.
I am currently launching a social media startup called Trak.ly

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