Heat oil in a small frying pan over medium-high heat. Add chillies, ginger and garlic. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in cumin and ground coriander. Remove from heat and transfer to a food processor.
Add chickpeas, yogurt, lime juice and pepper to taste. Process until smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl and stir in fresh coriander (or parsley).