Panelles (chick pea fritters)

Panelles (chick Pea Fritters) Recipe

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Roberta Savio


Talk about a Sicilian treat. This is a really good fritter. My dad use to take us to this Sicilian place in Brooklyn, NY that was all Sicilian food. Mr. Joe made these on the spot. I would order them with a side of string beans that were just as fabulous. I wasn't allowed to just order the fritters, my mom said I had to have something

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40 Min
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1 c
chick pea flour
1 1/2 c
pinch of salt

How to Make Panelles (chick pea fritters)


  • 1In a 4-quart pot combine chicke pea flour, water and salt
  • 2Whisk until smooth and not lumpy, on med. high heat.
  • 3Lower heat when mixture starts to bubble, stirring constantly and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • 4Remove from heat and smear mixture on either a marble, silpac or our clean counter surface. Spread to less than a 1/4 inch and allow to cool.
  • 5Cut into rectangles or squares and fry like cutlets until golden brown, drain on paper towels.

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About Panelles (chick pea fritters)

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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