Strain the chickpeas and put them in a food processor.
Peel and quarter the onions, then add them to the processor with the garlic, chilli, coriander, breadcrumbs and salt. Blend to a smooth, thick consistency.
Take out the mixture and form into 3 cm (1¼ inch) balls. Slightly flatten them out.
Heat a frying pan with oil over medium heat. Place the tamia in the pan, worki