Gram flour – Besan
Gram flour – Besan or chickpea flour, is a pulse flour made from a variety of ground chickpeas. It may be made from Bengal gram or Garbanzo beans. It is a staple ingredient in the cuisine of the Indian subcontinent, including in Indian, Bangladeshi, Burmese, Nepali, Pakistani, and Sri Lankan cuisines. Our chickpea flour, also known as gram flour, is made from ground chickpeas and is a key ingredient in Indian and Moroccan cuisine.
It is a popular flour as it doesn’t contain any gluten containing ingredients therefore is a popular choice of flour for anyone that avoids gluten containing ingredients.
It can be used in a number of ways from making soft flatbreads to coating vegetables and creating crispy tempura vegetables, onion bhajis or even cauliflower pakoras.
Benefits of Chickpea flour
- High in fibre
- No gluten containing ingredients
- Low in fat
- Low in sugar
Ways to enjoy
- Coat vegetables to make tempura vegetables
- Use to make flatbreads to serve with Indian dahl dishes or Morroccan dips
- Use to make falafels and serve with hummus and pitta breads
- Make onion bhajis
- Try making cauliflower pakoras
You can buy chickpea flour in a range of sizes including bulk. Bulk sizes are perfect if you run a small business or have a restaurant. We can ship to most of the UK and throughout Europe with fast and efficient delivery times to suit you and your needs.
Please note: This flour contains not gluten containing ingredients but is handled in an environment that handles gluten.
Packed on a premise that handles nuts (including peanuts), seeds, cereals, soya & products containing gluten.
Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight
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Amount Per 1
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 7 g||10%|
|Saturated fat 0.7 g||3%|
|Polyunsaturated fat 3 g|
|Monounsaturated fat 1.5 g|
|Cholesterol 0 mg||0%|
|Sodium 64 mg||2%|
|Potassium 846 mg||24%|
|Total Carbohydrate 58 g||19%|
|Dietary fiber 11 g||44%|
|Sugar 11 g|
|Protein 22 g||44%|
|Vitamin A||0%||Vitamin C||0%|
|Vitamin D||0%||Vitamin B-6||25%|
|*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|