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How to Make Roasted Chickpeas – aka Leblebi

Roasted Chickpeas aka Leblebi is a snack made from roasted chickpeas, very popular in Turkey.

roasted chickpeas - leblebiIt is traditionally, eaten alongside of boza as a crunchy snack (see recipe here: Kimberly’s Boza).

Not only is this a healthy snack, these are delicious & easy to make.

This snack is alleged to also increase breast size – That’s what they say ladies…

Roasted Chickpeas – Leblebi:

Type: Snack Recipe

Serve With: Kimberly’s Boza
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: ~ 50 min – 1 hr
Yield: ~ 3 cups



  1. Buttercup Serving Bowls - shop.cookingwithkimberly.comPre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl, toss chickpeas with spices and olive oil.
  3. Evenly spread chickpeas on a parchment lined baking pan and bake for ~ 50 min – 1 hr, shaking pan every 10-15 min.
  4. Allow to cool.
  5. Enjoy as a snack or on the side with a traditional Turkish drink, like Boza.

These are crunchy and delicious! Yum!

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Author: Kimberly Turner

Kimberly Turner is the web-chef behind CookingWithKimberly.com. Food writer, food consultant and general lover of the delicious treats on our planet, Kimberly brings you hearty content, delicious offerings, fun antics, and some down-home cooked love with her mom making cameos. Internet entrepreneur and marketer, International model, and Editor-in-Chief of a number of online publications. Be a Champion in Your Kitchen & Eat Deliciously!

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  1. I love roasted chickpeas! They’re such a great snack. Those look delicious!

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