Know Your Flours – Gram flour (Besan)

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Know your Flours is a series of blogging events that Jagruti and her blogger friends have been hosting for quite a while now. Jagruti has some more interesting events lined in this series.  In case you want to know about more of these events , Jagruti blogs at Jagruti’s cooking odyssey


The pale in color, earthy in taste gram flour or besan. This versatile gluten free flour is the one we will get to know with this event.  I did a lot of thinking about which recipe to choose to share to get this event going. My mind wandered between sweet, savory, fried and back.  After all there is so much we can do with gram flour.

Gram flour is used as a dipping batter for  many of the deep-fried favorites like bhajia, pakode (fritters) . It is also used to make sweets like ladoo. And how can we forget the quintessential punjabi kadhi .  So bring out your secret recipes using this versatile flour and surprise us. this event couldn’t have come at a better time.. with Diwali just around the corner, it is a perfect time to brush up on the skills to make festive stuff.

To join this event, of course we must have some rules :

1. Post any vegetarian recipes that have gram flour as the main ingredient
2. Link to this announcement and
3.  You can submit archived posts after you edit them and republish with this announcement linking it back here and to Jagruti’s event page. ‘); // ]]>

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  1. Posted two links of facebook album…along with the recipe.. if you have any trouble retrieving the recipe..please inform me.. ๐Ÿ™‚

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