Chickpea Nuts

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Cook Time:

25-30 mins

Prep time:

5 mins


  • 400g chickpeas ((tin, drained))
  • 2 tsp Chinese 5 spice
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2g black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Place all the ingredients together in a zip-lock bag.
  3. Seal and rub mixture until all chickpeas are covered.
  4. Remove from bag.
  5. Spread out on a lined baking tray and bake for 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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Nutritional benefits

Chickpeas are rich in iron, which contributes to a baby’s normal cognitive development and protein which is needed for the normal growth and development of their bones.

High in:



Vitamin E


Serve immediately as they taste best hot. Add more spices if you prefer a hotter flavour and use as a tasty evening snack instead of crisps or salted nuts. You can also try different flavourings such as paprika.