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Chickpea Flour Brownies (Besan Brownies – naturally gluten free)

  • Author: Richa
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 9 pieces 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


Easy, Gluten Free Brownies made with Chickpea Flour (besan) are fudgy, chocolatey and irresistible! You will never guess that there is no all purpose flour in this healthy treat.


  • 2/3 cup Butter (120 grams)
  • 1/2 cup Dark Chocolate
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Sugar (175 grams)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 4 tablespoons Cocoa Powder (25 grams)
  • 3/4 cup (120 grams) Chickpea Flour (Besan)
  • 1 teaspoon Instant Coffee Powder
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F/ 175 C.
  2. Grease a 8X8 inch square tin with butter.
  3. In a microwave safe bowl, add butter and dark chocolate and microwave for 30 seconds to a minute till the chocolate starts melting. Whisk together till smooth and set aside to cool.
  4. Beat together eggs and sugar for 2-3 minutes till creamy.
  5. Add the chocolate mixture and vanilla extract and whisk again.
  6. Sift in salt, cocoa powder, besan, and coffee powder and fold into the wet mixture. Mix in chocolate chips.
  7. Pour the brownie batter into the greased tin and bake for 35-40 minutes minutes. Let them cool completely before slicing and serving.