whole garbanzo bean

Garbanzo bean flour is a fine powder made by grinding the whole garbanzo bean.

Garbanzo Bean Flour

Also Known as Chickpea flour or Cici flour


What is Garbanzo Bean Flour?

Garbanzo bean flour is a fine powder made by grinding the whole garbanzo bean.

Origin

Garbanzo beans date back 5,000 years to Mesopatamia. The top producer of garbanzo beans is India. Mexico, Canada and USA also produce some garbanzo beans.

Function

Used in most gluten-free flour as a good source of protein and vitamins.

Composition

Protein 25-28%, carbohydrate 63%, moisture 10%, fiber 25%, fat 1%

Application

Add 10-20% to pizza dough, bread, cookies, and cakes for added protein. High levels may decrease loaf volume and alter texture.

Nutrition

Good source of calcium, B vitamins, protein and iron.