Spiced Chickpeas

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Recipes from Brixton Village

By Miss South

Published 2014

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These chickpeas are fantastic on their own, but also work beautifully with the curry goat. Cooking the chickpeas this way makes them very tender, and whenever I make it everyone asks for seconds.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 smal


Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan and sauté the garlic, onion and scotch bonnet pepper. If you like a kick from chilli, chop your scotch bonnet; otherwise leave it whole to simply infuse the stew with its fruity flavour. This is your ‘seasoning’ for the chickpeas.

Add the curry powder and the ground cumin to the seasoning and sauté, or chunkay, it all for a minute or two to i