Serves 6-8
Cost of recipe approx. R20


  • 1 Tbsp olive/canola oil
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground smoked paprika 


  • Simply add salt or a teaspoon of Robertson Chicken Spice.
  • Fresh lemon juice (optional)


  • In a pan, heat cooking oil over medium high heat. Once oil is hot, add chickpeas to pan and toss or stir well to coat. Continue to cook for about 5 minutes, or until chickpeas begin to turn golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  • Spring spices over chickpeas and toss well to coat. Cook for 1 minute more. Season to taste with salt (do not add extra salt if you are using chicken spice). Sprinkle with fresh lemon juice to taste (optional).
  • Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from

Thank you so much for your wonderful care in the Cape Town.