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'''Chickpeas''' are about the earlyest mankind cultivated [[food]]. They maybe appeared 7500 years ago in Mésopotamia.
  
== Chickpeas ==
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High in [[protein]]s, chickpeas are a good way to avoid eating too much [[soy]] products in [[vegan]] diet.
  
Chickpeas are about the earlyest mankind cultivated food. They maybe appeared 7500 years ago in Mésopotamia.
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Chickpeas may be used in different ways: as a flour, blendered, fried, boiled.
 
 
High in proteins, chickpeas are a good way to avoid eating too much [[soja]].
 
 
 
Chickpeas may be used with different ways ; using chickpeas flower, blendered, fried, boiled.
 
  
 
== Recipes ==
 
== Recipes ==
  
 
=== Panisse ===
 
=== Panisse ===
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Panisse is famous in south of [[France]] and [[Italy]]. It is a fried or grilled preparation based on chickpeas flour.
  
Panisse is famous in south of France (Marseilles Nice) and Italy.
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You will need:
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* 250 g chickpeas flour
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* 10 cl water
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* one table spoon salt
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* one table spoon olive oil
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* a bit of pepper.
  
It is a fried or grilled preparation based on chickpeas flower.
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Heat the water (but do not boil), add salt paper and oil. Add flour little by little, mix with a wooden spoon or other appropriate kitchen item. Put on a dish, or in a cake form, cover with a plastic film and keep it in the fridge for two hours. Then cut in slides and roast in in oil.
 
 
You will need : 250g chickpeas flower, 10 cl water, one table spoon salt, one table spoon olive oil, a bit peper.
 
 
 
Heat the water (not boiling), add salt paper and oil.
 
 
 
Add little to little the flower with turning with a wooden spoon (should last 15mn)
 
 
 
Put on a dish, or in a cake form, protect with some plastic film and keep in in the fridge for two hours.
 
 
 
Then cut in slides and roast in in oil.
 
  
 
=== Farinata ===
 
=== Farinata ===
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Farinata is an Italian chickpeas pie.
  
Farinata is an Italien chick peas pie.
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You will need:
 
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* 90 cl of water
You will need 90cl water, 300g chickpeas flower, one glasse olive oil, salt, black paper
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* 300 g chickpeas flour
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* one glass of olive oil
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* a bit of salt
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* a bit of black pepper
  
In a bowl, knead water and chickpea flour until you get a homogeneous mixture.
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Mix water and chickpea flour in a bowl until you get a homogeneous mixture. Cover the bowl with a lid and let stand 4-5 hours at room temperature (stirr occasionally). It is likely that a thin layer of foam is formed on the surface of the mixture. Remove it with a slotted spoon. Add salt and ½ cup of oil, pour the remaining oil in a baking pan untill it is completely covers the bottom. Preheat oven to 220 °C. Pour the batter of chickpea flour in the baking dish and bake half an hour, until the surface is golden. At this point, turn off the oven and turn on the grill, so that the surface becomes slightly crispy. Once cooking is complete, remove the farinata, add salt and pepper, cut into squares and serve it still warm, with a side of vegetables.
Cover the bowl with a lid and let stand 4-5 hours at room temperature, stirring occasionally.
 
It is likely that a thin layer of foam is formed on the surface of the mixture. Remove it with a slotted spoon.  
 
Add salt and ½ cup of oil, pour the remaining oil in a baking pan nonstick, up to completely cover the bottom.
 
Preheat oven to 220 °.  
 
Pour the batter of chickpea flour in the baking dish and bake half an hour, until the surface is golden. At this point, turn off the oven and turn on the grill, so that the surface becomes slightly crispy.
 
Once cooking is complete, remove the farinata, salt and pepper, cut into squares and serve it still warm, with a side of vegetables.
 
  
 
=== Calentica ===
 
=== Calentica ===
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Calentica is a traditional dish from [[Algeria]].
  
Calentica is a traditional dish from Algeria
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You will need:  
 
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* 250 g chickpea flour
You will need : 250g chickpea flour, 1 l water, 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper
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* 1 l of water
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* 2 tablespoons of olive oil
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* salt and pepper
  
Mix the chickpea flour with water as for an omelette (no don't add eggs, we are vegans), let stand overnight.
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Mix water and chickpea flour, let stand overnight. The next day, add the olive oil, salt and pepper, and mix again. Grease a baking dish and pour the dough to a thickness of 2cm. Bake at 300 °C for 1/2 hour in a preheated oven. The Calentica can be served warm with harissa.
The next day, add the olive oil, salt and pepper and beat again.
 
Grease a baking dish and pour the dough to a thickness of 2cm.
 
Bake at 300 ° for 1/2 hour in a preheated oven.
 
  
The calentica will be served warm with harissa.
 
  
 
[[Category:Legumes]]
 
[[Category:Legumes]]
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[[Category:Recipes]]

Revision as of 00:17, 17 April 2013

Chickpeas are about the earlyest mankind cultivated food. They maybe appeared 7500 years ago in Mésopotamia.

High in proteins, chickpeas are a good way to avoid eating too much soy products in vegan diet.

Chickpeas may be used in different ways: as a flour, blendered, fried, boiled.

Recipes

Panisse

Panisse is famous in south of France and Italy. It is a fried or grilled preparation based on chickpeas flour.

You will need:

  • 250 g chickpeas flour
  • 10 cl water
  • one table spoon salt
  • one table spoon olive oil
  • a bit of pepper.

Heat the water (but do not boil), add salt paper and oil. Add flour little by little, mix with a wooden spoon or other appropriate kitchen item. Put on a dish, or in a cake form, cover with a plastic film and keep it in the fridge for two hours. Then cut in slides and roast in in oil.

Farinata

Farinata is an Italian chickpeas pie.

You will need:

  • 90 cl of water
  • 300 g chickpeas flour
  • one glass of olive oil
  • a bit of salt
  • a bit of black pepper

Mix water and chickpea flour in a bowl until you get a homogeneous mixture. Cover the bowl with a lid and let stand 4-5 hours at room temperature (stirr occasionally). It is likely that a thin layer of foam is formed on the surface of the mixture. Remove it with a slotted spoon. Add salt and ½ cup of oil, pour the remaining oil in a baking pan untill it is completely covers the bottom. Preheat oven to 220 °C. Pour the batter of chickpea flour in the baking dish and bake half an hour, until the surface is golden. At this point, turn off the oven and turn on the grill, so that the surface becomes slightly crispy. Once cooking is complete, remove the farinata, add salt and pepper, cut into squares and serve it still warm, with a side of vegetables.

Calentica

Calentica is a traditional dish from Algeria.

You will need:

  • 250 g chickpea flour
  • 1 l of water
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Mix water and chickpea flour, let stand overnight. The next day, add the olive oil, salt and pepper, and mix again. Grease a baking dish and pour the dough to a thickness of 2cm. Bake at 300 °C for 1/2 hour in a preheated oven. The Calentica can be served warm with harissa.