The trick to getting the most out of turmeric is to combine it with a fat (such as oil) and piperine, a compound found in black pepper, which can enhance curcumin absorption by up to 2,000 percent. That’s why it’s combined here with both, for a tasty snack that’s a simple way to supplement your diet.
- Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C).
- Strain, rinse, and dry chickpeas, then toss with oil and salt. Bake on parchment-lined baking sheet for 20 minutes. Remove chickpeas to bowl and toss with remaining ingredients. Pour back onto baking sheet and bake for a further 5 to 10 minutes, depending on how crispy you want them.
Each serving contains: 146 calories; 7 g protein; 3 g total fat (0 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 23 g total carbohydrates (4 g sugars, 6 g fibre); 151 mg sodium