Spicy Roasted Chickpeas Snack Mix

By January 14, 2020April 1st, 2020Miscellaneous
Spicy, Crunchy, chickpeas, almonds, sunflower seeds, pepitas coated in a spicy mix of chilli, cumin, coriander, onion salt, salt and pepper by cookingmealsforone.com

Spicy – Crunchy – Healthy 

This healthy snack fills the need when you just want something to nibble on.



Prep time

10 Minutes

Cooking time

35 Minutes


2 tablespoons pepitas

2 tablespoons almonds

1½ tablespoons sunflower seeds

½ teaspoon chilli powder

  • 2 small (125g) cans chickpeas
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoons smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven 180ºc
  • Heat a small frypan over medium-high heat and dry fry the pepitas, almonds and sunflower seeds until slightly browned (approx. 2 minutes). Stir in the chilli powder and set aside to cool
  • Rinse chickpeas under cold water and dry with paper towel
  • Mix together in a small bowl, the cumin, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper
  • Place dried chickpeas on a baking tray and bake in oven for 15 minutes, remove and drizzle with the olive oil, stir to coat evenly
  • Add the spicy mix to the oiled chickpeas and toss to coat. Bake a further 10 minutes 
  • Add the dry fried pepitas, almonds and sunflower seeds to the chickpeas, stir to combine and bake for a further 10 minutes or until crispy. 
  • Turn oven off, cool in oven with door ajar 
  • Serve and Enjoy!

Note: These nuts will keep in an airtight container, if they soften refresh in hot oven until crunchy.

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