Has anyone out there roasted chickpeas? I'd spied them as a seasoned snack in the health food aisle of the supermarket but never eaten them. I bookmarked a couple of recipes by Susan V earlier these year, but didn't get around to trying them until be'ershevaboheme6 had a shot and loved them.
Their descriptions had me anticipating a crunchy, nutty snack but that's not what I ended up with. My chickpeas soaked up the lime juice nicely, dried and shrunk and dried and shrunk, but didn't actually dry out to crunchiness. They were tasty and tender, to be sure, but hardly the chip substitute I'd been hoping for. Perhaps I just need to cook them longer and dehydrate them even further, though I fear they'll shrink away to nothing if I try!