Spicy Gluten free Vegan Chickpea Flour Sticks
These Spicy Gluten free Vegan Chickpea Flour Sticks are a rustic, flavorful & healthy fingerfood -a great appetizer for your Super Bowl Party.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16 servings
- 2 cups water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup chickpea flour
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon red chili flakes
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 3 tablespoons olive oil separated
Grease or line with parchment paper an 8 x 8 baking dish. Set aside.
In a medium pot, add salt to the water and bring to a boil.
In a large mixing bowl, add the spices and garlic to the chickpea flour and whisk together until no lumps are visible.
Once the water is boiling, reduce to lowest setting and slowly add the chickpea flour.
Whisk CONTINUOUSLY for about 5 minutes. Mixture will become thick.
Pour the chickpea mixture in the greased or paper lined baking dish and spread evenly.
Place in refrigerator for a minimun of 30 minutes.
With a very sharp knife, cut in quarters. Then, cut lengthwise at 1-inch interval to obtain 16 sticks.
"Pan fry" half of the chickpea sticks in 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil until golden on all sides. Repeat with other half.
Transfer to dish and serve with favorite dipping sauce.
There is an inactive time of 30 minutes while the chickpea sticks firm up in the refrigerator.
1 serving=1 chickpea stick
You can also make smaller sticks -cut each portion again in half.
These chickpea sticks can also be baked in the oven.
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 63mg | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.4mg