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nahit (seasoned chickpeas)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Esther Hardman
Hill AFB, UT

This dish is traditionally served at Purim, the holiday that commemorates the rescue of the Jews from genocide by the Persian Jewish Queen, Esther. Many people call them Garbonzo Beans, but Mom never got used to that "new" name.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For nahit (seasoned chickpeas)

  • 2 can
    garbanzos, drained and dried with paper towels
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 pinch
    ground cumin
  • 1 pinch
    ground red pepper such as aleppo

How To Make nahit (seasoned chickpeas)

  • 1
    Drain Chickpeas and rinse. Dry thoroughly with paper towels. Put in a medium bowl and add spices. These are very addictive.