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Pizza with chickpea flour

Pizza with chickpea flour

Pizza with chickpea flour is a light, protein-rich food suitable for everyone, and you can season it as you like.

An excellent alternative to classic pizza is the extraordinary pizza with chickpea flour. It is a tasty food with a particular flavour. The dough is very simple to make, because you only need three ingredients; mix the chickpea flour, water and oil and you're done . Due to its simplicity, this pizza is suitable for those who are gluten and lactose intolerant. Furthermore, being made 100% with legumes , it is suitable for those who follow a vegan or vegetarian diet, but also for those who play sports, because it is a highly protein food.

Good in its simplicity, this base can be seasoned however you like: simply enrich it with chickpeas, or like a margherita pizza, but it is also delicious with vegetables!

Pizza with chickpea flour
Pizza with chickpea flour

Preparing the recipe for pizza with chickpea flour

  1. The first thing to do is sift the chickpea flour .
  2. Pour it into a very large bowl and add the salt.
  3. Add the water little by little , while continuing to mix everything.
  4. Once all the water has been incorporated, you can move on to adding the olive oil.
  5. Always mix vigorously, using a fork or a hand whisk.
  6. Continue working the dough until you obtain a homogeneous and somewhat dense batter.
  7. Take a baking tray with low edges and line it with a sheet of baking paper.
  8. In the center of it, pour the pizza batter, spread it out using the back of a spoon , so as to give it the usual round shape.
  9. At this point, you can season it however you like. We distributed the diced mozzarella, the cherry tomatoes cut in half and a few salad leaves added after cooking.
  10. Cook in a fan oven at 170°C for 15 minutes . Once finished, you can take it out of the oven and let it cool.
  11. As a final touch, we sprinkled a little grated Grana Padano.


Chickpea flour pizza is a tasty alternative, to delight in a pizza that is nutritious and light. The best advice is to consume it at the moment; if you have cooked the base without seasoning, you can keep it for 3 days in the fridge , closed in an airtight container.

Chickpea farinata is very similar and very tasty!

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