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tivon Apr 17, 2012 04:14 PM

Any ideas for where I can find this? Looked in Sprouts and Fry's with no luck.

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    ziggylu RE: tivon Apr 17, 2012 05:55 PM

    The new Hayden Flour Mill is offering chickpea flour. I've seen it at the downtown Public Market and the Urban Grocery. Pane Bianco also offers their flour. I don't remember if I saw chickpea on their shelf last time I was in but certainly they'd be able to get it for you.

    http://www.haydenflourmills.com/

    1. hohokam RE: tivon Apr 17, 2012 06:38 PM

      Just about any place that sells Indian (India Indian) groceries should carry this. It will often be labeled as "gram flour". I remember reading somewhere (maybe in one of Mario Batali's cookbooks) that the chickpea flour produced and/or sold in Italy was different from that produced and/or sold in India.

      If the distinction is indeed important, then I'd lean towards the Hayden Mill product ziggy mentioned for Western Mediterranean dishes (e.g., socca/farinata, panissa, pannelle) and toward the gram flour for Indian dishes (e.g., pakoras).

      1. johnseberg RE: tivon Apr 17, 2012 07:53 PM

        I saw this product in the gluten free baking section at Whole Foods on Tatum and Shea. At only 2.99, it could be the cheapest thing in the store.

        http://www.bobsredmill.com/garbanzo-b...

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