Toasted Turmeric Chickpeas are one of my favorite side dishes! The turmeric, cumin and fresh cilantro make these chickpeas so flavorful. Add them to a burrito bowl or top them to a gorgeous green salad and you will be in love! 


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Toasted Turmeric Chickpeas

  • Author: Azizah
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


  • 2 cups chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • sea salt/black pepper, to taste


  1. Chickpeas: In a grill pan add olive oil with chickpeas, toast in oil for about 3-5 min.
  2. Season: Add seasonings, and fresh cilantro, cook 3-5 more minutes shaking grill pan back and forth. Serve warm.



For the Chickpeas: I use my grill pan and a high heat to get the chickpeas nice and toasty. The turmeric and cumin add a beautiful golden brown color.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Lunch Bowl/Wraps
  • Method: One Skillet


  • Serving Size: 2 bowls
  • Calories: 276
  • Sugar: 0.1 g
  • Sodium: 669.2 mg
  • Fat: 11.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.2 g
  • Fiber: 10.8 g
  • Protein: 12 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg