5 Minute Chickpea Pizza Crust

January 25, 2021

5 Minute Chickpea Pizza Crust

Whether it’s a quick and easy dinner or a gluten free lunch, this chickpea pizza crust is a tasty, healthy alternative for those who ditch the gluten. 

Chickpea (Besan) flour is also full of protein so it adds that nutritional hit. Top with your favorite toppings and you’ve got yourself a winner! 

5 Minute Chickpea Pizza Crust

Author: www.mykidslickthebowl.com



  • 1 Cup chickpea flour
  • 2/3 Cup water
  • Salt
  • 1.5 tsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp no added sugar tomato Pasta sauce
  • 30g grated cheese


  1. Heat oven to 220 degrees Celsius, 430 Fahrenheit
  2. Heat non-stick frypan to medium/hot
  3. Whisk chickpea flour, water and salt together
  4. Grease fry pan with a spray of oil, or lightly coat with butter
  5. Pour batter into fry pan, swirl fry pan to spread evenly over the base of the pan, or use a spatula to spread it
  6. Cook for approximately 2 mins, flip like a pancake, and cook for a further 2mins, voila base is done
  7. Leave the pizza base in the fry pan, for a basic topping, drizzle with a little olive oil
  8. Spread with tomato pasta sauce
  9. Top with the grated cheese
  10. Bake in hot oven 4-5 mins or until cheese golden

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