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Old 01-23-2016, 01:45 PM   #1
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Question DEM Chickpea pancakes

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So I have been eating rice and fish for quite a while now, its pretty boring to eat now. I decided to try and make chickpea pancakes and put fish inside them and eat them like tha with sauce on the side. The thing is that when I made the pancakes the texture inside was like super dry (if I folded the pancake it would break).

Can anyone please tell me how I can make good pancakes using chickpea flour. I am on a low fat diet and cannot eat eggs or bananas.

Heres what I used to make them

200g Chickpea
1/2 teaspoon baking flour
Some water

Blended all the above ingredients together and fried pankcakes.

Thanks in advance


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Old 01-23-2016, 04:08 PM   #2
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Some people use applesauce instead of some of the oil in baking, so that might work.

Everyone needs some fat in their diet, in order to absorb fat-soluble vitamins. So putting a little in the recipe should not be a problem. You also need a rising agent like baking powder in order to make pancakes.

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Old 01-23-2016, 06:38 PM   #3
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Look at a few recipes for "farinata di ceci".

I would add some olive oil and let the batter sit in the refrigerator overnight to allow the bean flour to fully hydrate.

Good luck!
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