Hot and Spicy Chickpea Poppers

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by evelynathens

An unbelievably delicious little appy. I actually made a double batch and could have made more - we ate them like little piggies.

Top Review by Chef Jean

These little guys were very good. I loved the flavor and texture though a little dry once cooked. They were a mess to make and really needed the flour I would make sure these are the only things you are working on once you get started. They didn't take very long to make though, which was very nice. I also tried to bake some and they turned out good, not as good as fried, btu still good :) Made for Dining on a Dollar contest.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all popper ingredients and knead together until fully combined. (the mixture will be slightly tacky) Shape into walnut-sized balls and flatten slightly between palms of hands.
  2. Combine 1/2 cup flour with 2 tablespoons sesame seeds. Dredge the poppers in this mixture, pressing slightly so that sesame seeds adhere.
  3. Shallow-fry in skillet, 2 minutes per side, turning over and frying other side when golden. Allow to cool a few minutes before serving alone, or with your favourite salsa.

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