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Chickpea Kabocha Fries. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe Fat-free option

Chickpea kabocha fries. Chickpea flour fries made with a batter of chickpea flour and roasted squash + spices. Baked, fried or grilled fries! Gluten-free Vegan Recipe.  Makes 14-18 fries
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 170kcal
Author: Vegan Richa

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Chickpea flour besan/garbanzo bean flour. You can also use garbanzo-fava bean flour
  • 1/3 cup well mashed roasted Kabocha squash or any other squash or 1/3 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ranch seasoning Garlic, Onion, Dill, Parsley, Chives and a touch of Pepper. or other spices of choice)
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a bowl or directly in the pan, add all the ingredients and whisk.
  • Heat the pan on low-medium heat and keep whisking to combine all the ingredients.
  • Whisk for 4-6 minutes until the batter starts get thick and stiff. You will be able to feel the stiffness and the batter will not move easily.
  • Drop the stiff batter onto parchment or greased sheet. Spread the batter quickly using a greased spatula keeping it 1/4-1/2 inch thick and let set for an hour in refrigerator.
  • Cut the set batter into strips. (At this point, the strips can be frozen. Thaw and proceed to grill/bake.)
  • Then either bake or pan fry or grill. Brush a little oil on the fries to grill.
  • Pan fry for 2-3 minutes each side on medium-high heat.
  • For Baked: Broil on Low for 4-5 minutes then broil on High for half a minute to a minute(depends on how crisp you want the fries). The fries can be baked or grilled without oil too.
  • I sprinkled some cajun spice on them and served with sriracha.

Notes

Nutritional values based on one serving

Nutrition

Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 418mg | Potassium: 778mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2095IU | Vitamin C: 19.1mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 3.9mg