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Chickpeas On Toasts

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Tahini flavoured chickpeas on toasts

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Preparation Time : 7-8 hour

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Chickpeas On Toasts

Main Ingredients

Chickpeas (kabuli chana),, French loaf





Level Of Cooking



  • Chickpeas (kabuli chana), soaked overnight
    1 cup
  • French loaf
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Water
    3 cups
  • Garlic
    10-12 cloves
  • Tahini
    6 teaspoons
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped
    4 tablespoons
  • Lemon
  • Extra virgin olive oil
    6 tablespoons
  • Black olives, pitted
  • Crushed black peppercorns
    1 teaspoon
  • Parsley
    a few sprigs


Step 1

Drain the chickpeas and pressure cook with salt and 3 cups water till soft.

Step 2

Drain and set aside. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F.Cut the French loaf into thick diagonal slices.

Step 3

Arrange them on a baking tray and toast in the preheated oven till crisp on the outer layer but soft in the middle.

Step 4

Remove the thin outer skins of the chickpeas and put them in a blender jar.

Step 5

Add salt, garlic, tahini, coriander leaves, juice of 1 lemon and blend to a fine paste.

Step 6

Add 2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil and blend again. Transfer into a bowl. Slice black olives.

Step 7

Remove the toasts from the oven and drizzle some extra virgin olive oil on the toasts, put generous portions of the chickpea mixture over each toast and spread.

Step 8

Sprinkle black olives and peppercorns. Drizzle some more extra virgin olive oil.

Step 9

Garnish with curly parsley and serve immediately.

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