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Where can I find chickpea flour?

Little Cupcake May 12, 2009 03:09 PM


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    markabauman May 12, 2009 03:10 PM

    Might want to check with Buonitalia in Chelsea Market, or Kalustyan's on Lexington.

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      tomishungry May 12, 2009 03:19 PM

      Dual Specialty store. I think it's 1st avenue between 5th and 6th. Most other indian markets should have it as well.

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      1. re: tomishungry
        Pan May 12, 2009 10:45 PM

        Correct. The common Indian name for it (Hindi?) is "Besan flour." It's a very common Indian item.

      2. malibu May 12, 2009 03:55 PM

        Bob's Red Mill makes it. I bet they have it at Whole Foods or any health food store. They have it at both health food stores near me (Brooklyn).

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          David W May 12, 2009 04:35 PM

          Bell Bates has it.

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            cimui May 12, 2009 04:54 PM

            Fairway and Whole Foods both carry Bob's Red Mill and I believe other brands, but they are fairly pricey. (I try to buy it in bulk through Amazon, since I love it for Ligurian farinata and gluten-free baking.)

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            1. re: cimui
              chaz May 12, 2009 07:39 PM

              I just got some at Agata and Valentina. And that recipe from the NYT was great.

            2. Cheese Boy May 12, 2009 09:00 PM

              Have fun looking in all their bulk bins as you enjoy the cheapest source on 9th Avenue (and possibly Manhattan) for this kinda stuff. Call first just to be sure they have it.

              Image: http://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/tbdQ6z...

              Ninth Avenue International Foods
              543 9th Ave, New York, NY 10018

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              1. re: Cheese Boy
                MikeG May 13, 2009 03:27 AM

                Do you want Italian/Mediterranean, or Indian? They're not the same.

                (Not sure why this posted under the last post, it was meant to be a standalone reply.)

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                  Little Cupcake May 13, 2009 09:26 AM

                  I want to make a farinata recipe.

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                ironcheff May 13, 2009 10:00 AM

                any indian store on lex between 29-27

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