Oriental Oven Baked Chickpeas

You have to try this simple, oil-free and yet so rich in flavor baked chickpeas.

The wide variety of herbs and spices is what makes it a unique meal with a special fragrance.

And high in micronutrients too!

With only whole natural plant food ingredients, this is a dish that cares for your health and weight.

Chickpeas are easy and comparatively quick to prepare.

Combined with the right ingredients it is a great idea for a healthy lunch or dinner.

Great for your or your kids’ lunchbox.

Optimized for Great Health and Weight-loss

Completely from whole natural plant ingredients, this is a great dish for healthy eating and weight-loss.

Chickpeas, peas, and corn are rich in complex carbohydrates that keep you full for longer and suppress hunger.

There are no oils that add empty calories and promote disease.

Instead, turmeric, onion, ginger, mint, paprika, cumin and the fresh black pepper are super-rich in antioxidants that reduce oxidative stress and detox your body.

With flax seed for those important Omega-3 fats that protect your brain and heart.

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
Yield: 2-3 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • ½ cup of frozen green peas
  • ½ cup of frozen sweet corn
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp mint
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • several twists freshly ground black pepper
  • several twists freshly ground chili peppers
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seeds
  • 2 cups fresh water or vegetable broth

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F/ 180°C.
  2. Place cooked chickpeas in a food processor until roughly chopped or mash them with a fork.
  3. Put the chopped carrot, onion, green peas and sweet corn in a saucepan with ½ cup of water, cook for 8-10 minutes.
  4. In a large baking dish mix the chickpeas and vegetables, green peas and corn. Season with turmeric, ginger, mint, paprika, cumin, black pepper, chili, salt, and ground flax seeds.
  5. Stir the whole wheat flour with a cup of water and pour it into the baking dish. If the mixture is too dry add the other cup of water and stir well.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes.

Notes

  • If you use dry chickpeas, soak about 2 cups of them in water for 12 hours, then boil for about 40 minutes.
    Yield: 2-3 Servings

    Oriental Oven Baked Chickpeas

    Oriental Oven Baked Chickpeas
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 30 minutes
    Total Time 40 minutes

    Ingredients

    • 4 cups cooked chickpeas
    • 1 carrot, chopped
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • ½ cup of frozen green peas
    • ½ cup of frozen sweet corn
    • 1 tsp turmeric
    • ½ tsp ginger
    • 1 tsp mint
    • 1 tsp paprika
    • 1 tsp cumin
    • several twists freshly ground black pepper
    • several twists freshly ground chili peppers
    • salt to taste
    • 1 tbsp whole wheat flour
    • 2 tbsp ground flax seeds
    • 2 cups fresh water or vegetable broth

    Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350°F/ 180°C.
    2. Place cooked chickpeas in a food processor until roughly chopped or mash them with a fork.
    3. Put the chopped carrot, onion, green peas and sweet corn in a saucepan with ½ cup of water, cook for 8-10 minutes.
    4. In a large baking dish mix the chickpeas and vegetables, green peas
      and corn. Season with turmeric, ginger, mint, paprika, cumin, black
      pepper, chili, salt, and ground flax seeds.
    5. Stir the whole wheat flour with a cup of water and pour it into the
      baking dish. If the mixture is too dry add the other cup of water and
      stir well.
    6. Bake for 30 minutes.

    Notes

    If you use dry chickpeas, soak about 2 cups of them in water for 12 hours, then boil for about 40 minutes.

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