Chickpea Flatbread

Chickpea Flatbread
July 5, 2021 admin


Chickpea Flatbread

Servings 4


  • 200 g chickpea flour (gram flour, besan)
  • 1/2 tbsp finely chopped rosemary
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 400 ml water
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Ground pepper


  • Tip the chickpea flour, salt and rosemary into a large bowl and slowly whisk in the water until you have a loose, lump-free batter. Rest the batter for at least an hour and up to 12.
  • Preheat the oven to 220 celsius.
  • Take a large flat tin or oven-proof frying pan and heat it up in the oven or on the hob.
  • Skim off any froth from the top of the batter and then stir in most of the olive oil.
  • Add the remaining oil to the hot pan, swirling it to create a non-stick surface. Now tip in the batter to a depth of about 1cm/just under 1⁄2 and place in the oven.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until the surface of the farinata is crisp and bubbling.
  • Give it a few turns of the pepper mill, slice up with a pizza cutter and serve right away.