Masala Snack Mix

Author: Canadian Living

Include these savoury bites to boost PMS-fighting nutrients while satisfying salty snack attacks. Look for roasted soybeans and sesame sticks in the grocery store's bulk aisle or local bulk food store.

  • Portion size 750 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpea drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cups sesame sticks
  • 1/2 cup unsalted roasted cashew
  • 1/2 cup unsalted roasted soybeans
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seed
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon mild curry paste
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 pinch salt

Method

On foil-lined baking sheet, toast chickpeas in 400°F (200°C) oven, stirring once, until golden and crunchy, about 30 minutes. Let cool on sheet on rack for 5 minutes. 

Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine sesame sticks, cashews, soybeans and pumpkin seeds. Add chickpeas; toss.

In small bowl, whisk together oil, curry paste, lime juice, garam masala and salt ; add to chickpea mixture and toss to combine. Roast on same baking sheet in 350°F (180°C) oven until fragrant and golden, about 12 minutes. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.)

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 51 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 43.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 4 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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