15 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Cooking Level


  • 10 oz Pure Flavor® Poco Bites® Cocktail Cucumbers, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 lemon, zested & juiced
  • 1 19 oz can chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • 2 cups plain yogurt
  • 2 cups pita chips
  • ½ cup parsley, chopped
  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • 3 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • Salt & pepper, to taste


Step 1

Cut one cucumber lengthwise into ribbons and set aside.

Step 2

Finely chop the remaining cucumbers and add to a large bowl with yogurt, tahini, garlic, 1 tablespoon olive oil, lemon juice, and season with salt & pepper. Mix until combined.

Step 3

Place chickpeas in a pot of water, cover, and boil for 15 minutes over high heat. Drain and mix in cumin, salt, and pepper to taste. Set aside 4 tablespoons for garnish.

Step 4

In a saucepan, over medium heat brown almonds in the remaining oil and butter. Remove almonds and reserve oil for garnish.

Step 5

Dividing ingredients between two bowls, begin to layer evenly starting with chickpeas, pita chips, and yogurt mixture.

Step 6

Top with reserved chickpeas, almonds, parsley, cucumber ribbons, and lemon zest. Drizzle with the reserved oil and serve.

Recipe created by Hanan Ghadban

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