Besan (chickpea) savory pikelets

Recipe by Susanna22

  • Time needed: 30 min total
  • Calories per serving:
  • Servings: 2-4
  • Difficulty: 1
  • Rating: no ratings yet

BSD friendly, warm, versatile, tasty, filling. Good with Lentil Stew and when comfort food is required.


•  1 ¼ cups Besan (Chickpea) flour
•  1 heaped teaspoon baking powder
•  1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (evoo)
•  ½ teaspoon garlic powder
•  ½ teaspoon cumin powder
•  ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
•  ½ teaspoon salt
•  ¼ teaspoon black pepper
•  1 cup warm water - plus:
•  1 tablespoon evoo for cooking


Mix all ingredients well in a bowl.
Place 4 x tablespoon drops in a good non-stick pan which has been brushed with a little olive oil.
Cook on med-high for 2 mins or until lightly golden.
Flip and press down a little. Cook a further 2 mins.
Makes 10-12.
So satisfying while still warm and fresh.

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    Hi, new to finding these recipes on here these sound right up my street but how can I see what the calories and carbs are per serving . I don’t want to try them coz I know I’ll like them until I’ve established that ! Do you eat them just plain ? Many Thanks
    p.s I’m doing 8 week blood sugar fast plan so will these work for that ok ??

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