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Air Fryer Crunchy Spicy Chickpeas

On the hunt for an easy to make, healthy snack recipe? These crunchy spicy chickpeas fit the bill just right. Go ahead and give them a shot!
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Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Soaking Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings
Calories: 441kcal
Author: Enozia Zehra Vakil


  • 1 cup Chickpeas
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon Red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dry mango powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat masala


  • Pre-heat the air fryer at 400°F for 5 minutes.
  • Take a bowl of water and add the chickpeas. Soak for 5-6 hours or overnight.
  • Next, boil the chickpeas in a pressure cooker. Once boiled, drain the water and keep them aside to dry. You can lay them flat on a kitchen towel or tissue paper.
  • Once the chickpeas are completely dry, transfer them to a bowl.
  • Add the oil and the spices and give it a good mix.
  • Spray the air fryer basket with oil and pour the chickpeas into it.
  • Air fry the chickpeas at 400°F for10-12 minutes.
  • Keep shaking the fryer basket every 5 minutes to ensure that the chickpeas are evenly cooked.
  • Once cooked, take them out and let them cool. The chickpeas will turn completely crisp.
  • Enjoy this delicious healthy spicy snack with a cup of tea.


Serving: 2Servings | Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 63.9g | Protein: 19.9g | Fat: 13.5g | Saturated Fat: 1.6g | Sodium: 2399mg | Potassium: 970mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 11.2g | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 7mg