Sunday, August 08, 2010

Deep fried chick peas


  1. Tin of chick peas in water rinsed and dried;
  2. 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds;
  3. 1 tsp chilli flakes;
  4. 1 tsp Spanish sweet paprika;
  5. 1 tsp salt
  6. 1 tsp black pepper;
  7. 500 ml vegetable oil (one with a high tolerance for heat).


  1. Pound the spices in a mortar until quite fine;
  2. Combine spices and peas in a bowl and toss to cover the peas with the herb mixture;
  3. heat the oil to high heat (180 degrees) in a wide pan;
  4. Fry the chick peas in the oil for about 30 seconds.

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