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Organic Gram (Chickpea) Flour / Gluten Free 1kg

Organic Gram (Chickpea) Flour / Gluten Free 1kg

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Organic gram flour, also known as chickpea flour or besan, is a versatile and nutritious gluten-free alternative to traditional wheat flour. Made from ground chickpeas, this flour is rich in protein, fiber, and essential nutrients. Our commitment to quality ensures that you receive the finest organic gram flour, free from additives and pesticides, for all your culinary needs.

How to Use Ideas:

Incorporate organic gram flour into your cooking and baking with these simple ideas:

  1. Baking: Use gram flour as a gluten-free substitute in baking recipes such as bread, cakes, cookies, and muffins.
  2. Batters and Coatings: Prepare crispy batters for frying vegetables, tofu, or seafood by mixing gram flour with spices and water.
  3. Pancakes and Crepes: Create savory pancakes or crepes by combining gram flour with water, herbs, and spices.
  4. Thickening Agent: Use gram flour as a thickening agent in soups, stews, and sauces for a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour.
  5. Binders: Use gram flour as a binder in veggie burgers, meatballs, and fritters to hold ingredients together.

Nutritional Benefits:

Organic gram flour offers numerous nutritional benefits:

  1. High Protein Content: Gram flour is rich in plant-based protein, making it an excellent option for vegetarians and vegans.
  2. Gluten-Free: Suitable for individuals with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease, gram flour provides a safe alternative to wheat-based flours.
  3. Dietary Fiber: Gram flour is high in dietary fiber, promoting digestive health and aiding in weight management.
  4. Vitamins and Minerals: Gram flour contains essential vitamins and minerals, including iron, magnesium, zinc, and B vitamins, supporting overall well-being.

Nutritional Values for 100g:

  • Calories: Around 387 kcal
  • Protein: Approximately 22.4 g
  • Fat: Roughly 6.7 g
    • Saturated Fat: About 0.7 g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: Around 1.9 g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: Approximately 2.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: Roughly 57.8 g
    • Dietary Fiber: Approximately 10.8 g
    • Sugars: Around 10.8 g
  • Vitamins and Minerals:
    • Iron: Approximately 6.2 mg
    • Magnesium: Around 164 mg
    • Phosphorus: Approximately 366 mg
    • Potassium: Roughly 846 mg
    • Calcium: Around 49 mg
    • Zinc: Approximately 3.8 mg
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