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Topic: Besan dosa - gluten free Indian flatbreads  (Read 2474 times)
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« on: July 20, 2012 11:26:05 AM »

It's been a while since I posted anything here so time to break the silence  Smiley I made these besan dosa last night and they were so tasty it seems wrong to keep the recipe a secret! They're gluten free as they're made from gram flour, which is from chickpeas or split peas instead of wheat; completely vegan, and super healthy...but the reason I made them (being neither coeliac or vegan) was that they taste amazing!

I used courgette but you could use any sort of veg I think - spinach would be good, any other sort of squash, even broccoli or cauliflower at a push (but it would need to be chopped up small!) And you could always leave the veg out if you prefer.

135g gram flour
35g brown rice flour
1/2 tsp salt
200g water
1 tsp garam masala
1/2 courgette, grated

Mix all together into a thick batter, heat a flat griddle, and cook like pancakes - simple! The full recipe and more pictures are on my blog  Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2012 12:10:33 PM »

Whoa, great! Thanks for the recipe! My sister is vegan and gluten-free so this is perfect for me to try out.
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2012 12:22:15 PM »

Thank you for the recipe! I am looking forward to trying this! (....and recipe pinned. Smiley )

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« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2012 07:06:48 AM »

That's ok Smiley Honestly, they're really good. It's nice that they're so easy and cheap too - makes a change from lentils!

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« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2012 06:18:19 AM »

Mmmm....I love dosas. Thanks for the recipe!

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« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2013 01:29:21 PM »

I'm a huge lover of Indian food, and since having to give up gluten, I've missed my naan.  I can't wait to give this recipe a go.  Thank you for sharing! Grin

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« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2014 06:15:49 AM »

Yummy and gluten free--now that is a recipe to try!

I will have to see if gram flour is available at our local Indian food store...I am new at this type of cooking so appreciate the recipes!

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