Fried Chickpeas

Total Time
10mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
5 mins
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak the chickpeas: Combine the broth, carrots, and onion in a large Dutch oven. Place parsley stems and crushed coriander seeds in a piece of cheesecloth, tie with kitchen twine, and add to the broth. Add the chickpeas and bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat and let soak until tender-about 1 hour. Remove and discard the carrots, onion, and spice bag. Drain chickpeas and dry well on paper towels.
  2. Make spice mix: Combine the paprika, salt, and ground coriander in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Fry the chickpeas: Heat oil in a large saucepan to 375°F In small batches, fry chickpeas until they are golden brown and crisp on the outside-about 5 minutes. Drain chickpeas on paper towels and toss with the spice mixture while still warm. Place chickpeas in a bowl and toss with minced cilantro before serving. Serve warm or room temperature.