Farinata – Chickpea and Rosemary Pancake Recipe

15 minutes


  • 150g of gram flour
  • 330ml of water
  • 45ml of olive oil, plus a splash more for cooking
  • 2 tbsp of chopped rosemary
  • salt
  • pepper


Whisk together the flour, water and oil then cover and leave to rest for at least 1 hour (you could leave the batter to rest overnight if needed)
When ready to cook, whisk to combine again as the flour maybe have settled at the bottom. Stir in the salt, pepper and rosemary
Preheat the grill and place an ovenproof frying pan over a medium heat with a dash of oil. Pour in the batter and swirl around; it should be a little thicker than a pancake, around 5mm
After a minute or so, transfer to the grill until you achieve a nice golden colour on top and the edges are starting to crisp and come away from the sides of the pan. Serve warm