Spicy and Flavorful Chickpea Flour Pancakes

Pancakes are very versatile and make great side dishes. There are several types of pancakes. Sweet or savory, pancakes are also called flatbreads in many regions.

This pancake recipe is made with chickpea flour.

What is chickpea flour?

Chickpea flour also called garbanzo bean flour is stone ground from rich and hearty whole garbanzo beans. It is a great source of fiber high, helps improve heart health, diabetes, and weight loss lowers inflammation and improves the immune system.

Chickpea Flour Pancakes

Chickpea Flour

Chickpea or garbanzo bean flour is also good for baked goods. It is a great alternative to wheat flour, cake flour, and all-purpose flour.

The recipe

The pancake recipe is a crepe-like savory pancake. Similar to the Indian recipe for chickpea flour pancake, my version contains fewer ingredients because I added my Original Gourmet Hot Sauce as seasoning.

Chickpea Flour Pancakes

This is a Gluten-free Soy-free Nut-free Recipe.

Chickpea Flour Pancakes


These pancakes are easy and perfect for breakfast, lunch and even dinner. You can also serve them a snack, or a side flatbread.

Enjoy this amazing recipe.

Yields about 8 pancakes

Spicy and Flavorful Chickpea Flour Pancakes

Chickpea Flour Pancakes seasoned with Gemma's Gourmet Original Hot Sauce, the perfect side dish to serve with veggies, meat, poultry or seafood

20 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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  • 1 cup chickpea / garbanzo bean flour
  • 1½ cups water
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon Gemma’s Original Gourmet Hot Sauce
  • ½ cup finely chopped scallions
  • ¼ cup packed chopped parsley
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon grapeseed oil, divided


  1. In a large bowl, combine the chickpea flour and ¾ cup water. Whisk until you get a smooth consistency. Add about ½ to ¾ cup water and continue to whisk the mixture to make a thin lump-free batter.
  2. Add the salt, turmeric, shallots, parsley, and 1 teaspoon of oil and mix well. Let the batter sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. When the skillet is hot, drizzle a few drops of grapeseed oil and spread using a paper towel.
  4. Use either a small ladle, a measuring cups about ? or ¼ cup. With either the ladle or measuring cup, pour the batter onto the skillet. Spread the batter by moving the skillet to make a 6 to 8-inch pancake. You may need to drizzle a few drops of grapeseed oil on the edges of the pancake.
  5. Cook the pancake for about 3 - 4 minutes or until the edges start to leave the pan and the bottom is golden brown. With a spatula, flip and continue to cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Repeat step to make additional pancakes. Serve hot with a dipping sauce or as a side dish.
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