Baked Chickpeas with Pita Chips and Yogurt

Baked Chickpeas with Persian Kabobs and Saffron rice. 
2 cans Chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1/8 cup olive oil
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tea cumin
2 tea coriander
2 tea turmeric
1 tea paprika
1/2 tea cayenne
2 tea salt
zest from half a lemon
2 cups Vegetable stock

Pita chips
cilantro, parsley and/or mint
1 large Tomato, diced
1 large Cucumber, peeled and diced
1/8 small red onion, diced
1Tab olive oil
juice of 1 lemon, divided
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup Greek Yogurt
3 cloves garlic

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large cast-iron skillet or Dutch oven, saute onions 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes. Add spices and cook 1 minute. Add vegetable stock and bring to a boil and boil hard for 1 minute.
Cover pan and transfer to oven. Bake for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, make the toppings.

Cucumber salsa
Mix together chopped Cucumber, Tomato and red Onions. Add 1 Tab olive oil and the juice of half a lemon. Salt and pepper to taste.

Garlic Yogurt sauce
Mix together Yogurt, garlic and juice of half a lemon.

Serve Chickpeas with pita chips, cucumber relish and yogurt sauce.

Source: The Smitten Kitchen

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