Airfryer Crunchy Chickpea Snacks

10 serves | 1 hr 15 minutes | Requires soaking overnight

These crispy chickpeas make a great protein-packed vegan snack! Enjoy them on their own, or add them to your favorite healthy dishes for crisp. Some say that they are great when paired with Chilli Oil. Hey, I don't make the rules.


  • 100g of Chickpeas (Kabuli)
  • 1 tsp of oil
  • 1 tsp of Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp of Curry Powder
  • 1/4 tsp of Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp of salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp of Dried Crushed Chilli, or to taste


  • Soak chickpeas for 8 hours or overnight. Make sure water covers the chickpeas entirely. Drain water.
  • Cook chickpeas in boiling water for about 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until chickpeas are soft. Remove from heat and drain water.
  • Pat chickpeas completely dry. This step is absolutely important to ensure crunchiness. Add oil to chickpeas. Mix well to ensure even coating.
  • Pre-heat air-fryer to 200°C. Once ready, add chickpeas and cook for 10 minutes. Stir or toss chickpeas about 5 minutes in.
  • Remove chickpeas and put them in a bowl. Add spices. Mix well to ensure even coating.
  • Transfer chickpeas back to the airfryer and cook for another 5 minutes. Remove and allow to cool before enjoying. Store in airtight container after cooling for snacking later.

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