Pakistani Spicy Chickpeas

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Tender cooked chickpeas are simmered lightly with tomatoes, lemon juice and onions in a spicy blend of toasted cumin seeds, chili powder and lemon pepper. Served warm, this makes a deliciously fragrant appetizer.

INGREDIENTS (for 5 servings):


  • In a large pot over low heat, warm oil and cumin; heat until cumin turns a darker shade of brown.
  • Add salt, chili powder and lemon and pepper seasoning; mix well. Stir in tomatoes; once the juice begins to thicken add in chickpeas and mix well.
  • Add in lemon juice and mix well; add onions and stir until they become soft.
  • Remove from heat and place into a serving bowl; serve immediately.