Gluten Free Organic Chickpea Flour

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Description

Organic Chickpea Flour is a dense flour which adds texture and flavour to baking.

Gluten Free Organic chickpea flour (also known as gram flour) is a delicious alternative to traditional wheat flours as it is naturally gluten free.   This tasty organic flour is milled from whole dried chickpeas.

Because chickpea flour is ground down from the whole pea it contains the same nutritional value as chickpeas themselves.  Just one 25g serving contains high levels of fibre and folate and is a source of Copper and Manganese.  This makes organic chickpea flour a great choice nutritionally and it contains more fibre and protein than wheat flour.

If you need somewhere to get started with this tasty flour give this chickpea omelette recipe a try!

Organic Chickpea Flour makes wonderful onion bajhis and has a strong tradition in Indian, Pakistani, Nepali and Bangladeshi cuisines.  Chickpea flour works as a binder so it can be used in the place of eggs in vegan cooking.  Organic chickpea flour works in breads, cakes and pancakes for a gluten free alternative to traditional wheat based flours.  It also combines well with other flours such as tigernut flouralmond flour or buckwheat flour.

Organic chickpea flour is nutrient rich alternative for people with allergies or simply those wanting to add some variety to their cooking.  If you want to get creative with your chickpea flour, have a go at our turmeric falfal recipe.

Origin: EU/Non-EU Agriculture

Best Before End: 09/10/2018

Nutritional Information

Gluten Free Chickpea Flour is high in Fibre and Folate and a source of Copper and Manganese (per 25g serving)

Typical Nutrient Values: Amount per 100g: Amount per serving
(25g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Energy 1527kj/360kcal 382kj/90kcal 4.50%
Fat 4.9g 1.22g 1.74%
of which saturates 0.7g 0.17g 0.85%
Carbohydrate 58.9g 14.7g 5.66%
of which sugars 1.9g 0.47g 0.52%
Fibre 6.9g 1.7g
Protein 17.3g 4.3g 8.64%
Salt Trace
Typical Vitamin/ Mineral Values: Amount per 100g: Amount per serving
(25g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Thiamin (B1) 0.40mg 0.10mg 9.09%
Pyridoxine (B6) 0.50mg 0.13mg 8.93%
Folate (B9) 402mcg 100.5mcg 50.25%
Magnesium 153mg 38.25mg 10.2%
Potassium 778mg 194.50mg 9.72%
Phosphorus 293mg 73.25mg 10.46%
Iron 4.5mg 1.13mg 8.07%
Zinc 2.6mg 0.65mg 6.5%
Copper 0.8mg 0.20mg 20%
Manganese 1.5mg 0.38mg 19%

Reference Intake (RI)

The Reference Intake (RI) refers to the recommended daily amount of a specific nutrient.

Storage

For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container in the refrigerator.

Family Tip:

  1. Chickpea flour can be combined with bicarbonate of soda and vinegar to help it rise in vegan baking.
  2. Chickpea flour combines well with other flours for a lighter texture.
  3. If you don’t use eggs for allergy or ethical reasons then chickpea flour can work to bind recipes.
  4. Chickpea flour works well as a thickener in soups and stews.