15 of the Best Gluten Free Chickpea Flour Recipes


15 of the Best Gluten Free Chickpea Flour Recipes

I found 15 of the best gluten free chickpea flour recipes and have listed them here for you.  It was a lot easier to find chick pea flour recipes than I thought.  Chickpeas are a legume that contain lots of protein and fiber and they have a great nutty flavor.  Chickpeas are most popular in countries such as India, Pakistan, Turkey, and Australia but they are becoming more popular in the United States especially with people who are allergic to gluten. I happen to like Indian food a lot and I found some great Indian recipes that are included in this post. However, there are a variety of recipes in this post so if you don’t happen to love Indian food as much as I do, then there are some other great options to try. If you are new to cooking with chickpea flour or are a lover of it, I hope that at least a few of these recipes will speak to you.

Note: As I have mentioned in other posts chickpea flour, garbanzo bean flour, gram flour, and besan flour are the same thing.

For more chickpea recipe ideas see our posts: There’s Beans in this? 20 Garbanzo Bean Recipes and 10 Best Garbanzo Bean Flour Recipes.

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  1. Mikatsek says

    I stopped eating wheat flour not because of celiac but for skin issues. In addition I find that this way I naturally avoid sweet stuff… However, I see your have mostly cookies and other dessert options in your list of how to use chick pea flower and I am very disappointed!

  2. says

    Thank you so much for including my Gujarati pudla recipe in your list of recipes. The various brands sold in UK supermarkets and Indian stores are all of good quality. It’s best to but in small quantities and store it in air tight containers and use it up as soon as you can.

  3. says

    Could you sent me recipe for those crackers,I it didn’t open for me.
    I just bougt Besan flour after reading Grain Brain book and Wheat Belly cookbook, and I am going to change my cooking for good forever.

  4. says

    Hey Rebecca! Hope you are well… I’m in LOVE with chickpea flour. I use it all the time, especially for sweet things. I just created (dairy-free + grain-free + vegan) ice cream donut sandwiches using chickpea flour… they were out of this WORLD! Great roundup :)

  5. Luca Licata says

    The Original Italian Flatbread are called Panelle Siciliane and it is an antique recipe for this type of food in Sicily, we are eating the panelle only with Bread and sometimes together with roasted aubergines, the recipe is very easy, Chickpeas flour, salt, sunflower oil, parsley and some black pepper :)

    Look it up!!

    Thanks for your recipes, very interesting

  6. Sandra Johnson says

    Great to find chick pea flour recipes !! Bought a 5kd/11 lb bag two years ago…and was told it was only good for crackers. Thanx

  7. says

    Great recipes! Can’t wait to try them. Hope you don’t mind, but I am linking to your post in a post of mine on healthy eating. Had planned to link to a description of what besan is, but this is a whole lot more interesting.

  8. says

    What a great list of recipes! I love this! I also love what a great range of delicious international foods you have here. I have been making my own alternative flours since going GF and am excited to try out some chickpea flour recipes. Thanks!

  9. Holly F. says

    I’ve tried garbanzo bean flour before but the taste was so strong. Do you thing some brands are better? What do you use?

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