Chickpea Flour *besan* Hummus

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by madscientist97

Another use for chickpea flour if you have too much like I did :) This is a modified recipe that i had written down from another website.

Top Review by Chef floWer

I was looking for a recipe to use besan (Chickpea flour) because I have heaps sitting in the pantry. I made this recipe for a dip on Sunday afternoon and I thought it was perfect to use it. The flavour is fantastic, not the same as hummus I make from the crushed chickpeas but still very good. The only problem I had was the texture, it was like eating cold savoury custard. I had to mix the hummus up once it was chilled, so it didn't look like custard. Having to say this I would make this again but only to use as sandwich filler, the texture as a dip does not suit my palette. Thank you madscientist97

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour 1/2 cup of water in 1 2 quart sauce pan.
  2. Add all the ingredients except the garbanzo bean flour.
  3. Whisk in the garbanzo bean flour to make a paste.
  4. Whisk in slowly the remaining water.
  5. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  6. Continue stirring and simmer for 3 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat, cover and cool.
  8. Use as a sandwich spread or as a dip.
  9. Note: quantities of lemon juice, salt and garlic can be adjusted to preference.

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