Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Pakistani Spicy Chickpeas


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 onion, chopped


  1. In a large pot over low heat, warm oil and cumin; heat until cumin turns a darker shade of brown.
  2. 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.
  3. Add in lemon juice and mix well; add onions and stir until they become soft.
  4. Remove from heat and place into a serving bowl; serve immediately.

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