See: Chickpea. Chickpea flour is the dried and ground form of chickpeas. This flour is used as a gluten-free and high-protein alternative to wheat-based flour and is present in many indian and middle eastern dishes.

Health considerations

See: Chickpea

May be found in

Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine, soups, salads, hummus, vegetarian and vegan dishes


Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Alternative Spellings and Names

Cicer arietinum L., Gram flour, besan

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