One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A type of flour made by grinding dried chickpeas, widely used in Indian cooking.‘mix the gram flour and oil in a small saucepan’
- ‘From using coconut fibers as body scrubbers to turmeric and gram flour as cleansers with antiseptic properties, there is a long list of indigenous remedies for matters related to hygiene.’
- ‘Make sure that you add just enough gram flour so that the vegetables stick together.’
- ‘Chickpea flour, commonly sold as gram flour in Indian shops, can also be bought from the shop.’
- ‘Make a batter of the gram flour as usual, adding salt to taste.’
- ‘For people having acne or very oily skin, a traditional face mask made of gram flour is very useful.’
- ‘Place in a food processor with the garlic cloves and blitz to a purée, then mix with the cool gram flour paste together with the pepper and garam masala.’
- ‘An Asian food store should stock gram flour, otherwise use a powerful spice grinder and blitz some dried chickpeas until very fine.’
- ‘Heat the wheat and gram flour and keep aside.’
Early 19th century: from gram.
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