Instant Pot Indian Roasted Chickpeas / Roasted Chickpeas: Gluten-free, Soy-free, Nut-free, Vegan, Protein Rich Snacks Recipe

How to Make Spicy Indian Roasted Chickpeas Using Instant Pot and Air Fryer / Roasted Chickpeas: Gluten-free, Soy-free, Nut-free, Vegan Snacks Recipe
Hola Foodies,
         Try this most addictive snack to munch on these quarantined days. Everyone loves crunchy, chatpata(tangy) chickpeas to snack on. Made non-fried, crispy roasted chickpeas using 6 ingredients. I have used my two favorite kitchen appliances that is Instant Pot to Cook Chickpeas and Air Fryer to roast them to make a perfectly crispy and crunchy chickpeas snack. 


This can also be served as a salad, with a dash of lemon juice. Air Fry the chickpeas longer for a crispier, crunchier result. Enjoy lighter, protein-packed snacks that can satisfy a salty junk food craving. Using exotic spice blends in healthy snack options makes them much more intriguing. Chickpeas are healthy, but they aren’t so great straight out of the can (or boiling water). Pop them all through movie night, it’s healthy and guiltfree. 


Different Names of Chickpeas: Garbanzo Beans, Chickpeas, Chana, Chole, Bengal Gram, and Egyptian pea.

Use other spices of choice:
Honey Roasted Chickpeas:
          Use honey and mustard oil blend to make Honey Roasted Chickpeas.

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas:
          Use Garam Masala, salt, and lemon juice to make Spicy Roasted Chickpeas.

Cajun Roasted Chickpeas: 
       Use Cajun Seasoning, salt, a dash of paprika, and lemon juice to make Cajun Roasted Chickpeas.

Video Recipe:

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes; Cooking Time: 6 Minutes;
Air Fry: 12 Minutes.

Each Serving of Roasted Chickpeas Contains 114 Cal.

Ingredients:
To Cook Chickpeas in the Instant Pot:
  • Chickpeas 1 cup(soak in the water for 5-6 hours) 
  • Water 2 Cups
To Roast Chickpeas in the Air Fryer:
  • Cooked Chickpeas 1 Cup
  • Olive oil 1 Tsp 
  • Salt ¼ Tsp
  • Chaat Masala 1 Tsp 
  • Red Chili powder ½ Tbsp
  • Lemon juice 2 Tbsp 
Instructions:
To Cook Chickpeas in the Instant Pot:
  • Soak chickpeas in the water for 5-6 hours. 
  • Drain the water and add the chickpeas into the pan and pour 2 cups of water. 
  • Pour 2 cups of water into the instant pot and place the chickpea's pan with the trivet. 
  • Close the lid of the instant pot and place the vent on the sealing position. 
  • Cook on Manual Mode(Hi) for 6 minutes and NPR for 10 minutes, then release the remaining pressure manually. 
  • Open the lid and take the pan out. 
  • Drain the water and late the chickpeas dry. 

To Air Fry the Chickpeas:
  • Preheat Air Fryer @ 390 F for 5 minutes. 
  • In the air fryer safe pan, combine cooked chickpeas, red chili powder, chaat masala, salt, oil, and lemon juice and stir it. 
  • Air Fry or cook for 12 minutes, shaking occasionally during cooking, until chickpeas begin to brown(For more crispier version air fry for 15-18 minutes). 
  • Lastly, sprinkle with red chili powder and serve with lime/lemon wedges.
  • Let them cool completely before storing them in an airtight container. The chickpeas stay crispy and crunchy for up to a week. Enjoy!!! 

How to use Roasted Chickpeas in other Recipes:
  • Add roasted chickpeas to salads and make your salad crunchier(it will work as a chickpea croutons).
  • They can also be added to Chaats and Bhels to make it crunchier.
  • Add onion, tomato, and lemon juice to this roasted chickpeas and make crispy and tangy Chickpeas/CVhana Chaats.

To Bake the Chickpeas in the oven:
  • Bake in the preheated oven @ 450 F for 15 minutes, then toss and mix the chickpeas and return to the oven for another 15 minutes or until brown and crispy.
Tips to Make Roasted Chickpeas:
  • Drain and rinse the chickpeas if using canned and remove excess skin if needed.
  • Dry cooked or canned chickpeas using a kitchen towel. I like to place them in a single layer between two kitchen towels to get rid of as much water as possible and then leave them outside for half an hour or so.
  • Air Fry the chickpeas longer for a crispier result.
  • Instead of chaat masala, you can use dried mango powder/amchur powder.
  • Let them cool completely before storing them in an airtight container. The chickpeas stay crisp and crunchy for up to a week.
  • You can add more or less of the spice powders, black salt and lemon juice as per your taste buds.

Dietary Comment:
  • The calorie count is based on a 2000 calorie diet.
  • Per serving contains 114 calories, along with 15.71 g carbohydrates, 5 dietary fiber, 3.9 g fats, and 4.68 g protein.
  • Portion size can always be increased or decreased depending on your health goals and activity level.

Health Benefits of Chickpeas:
  • Chickpeas help with digestion.
  • Chickpeas help control blood sugar.
  • It helps to boost Heart Health.
  • chickpeas are a good source of protein.
  • It is a rich source of Antioxidants.
  • It helps maintain blood pressure.

Good Time To Eat:
           It is good to eat Roasted Chickpeas as a snack.
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Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy!!!

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