Chickpeas at their best!

Serves: 6 people                        Time : 30 min plus 1-2 hours in fridge


150 g butter
150 g ghee
400 g chickpea flour
2 tablespoons coconut flakes
4 tablespoons chopped almonds
1 tablespoon ground cardamom
300 g icing sugar or finely ground brown sugar


Melt the butter and ghee on low heat in a pan with thick bottom. Add the chickpea flour when the butter and ghee have melted. Stir constantly for 15 min, the flour should now be roasted and have a nutty smell. Add the coconut flakes, the almonds and the ground cardamom. Roast for another 2 min until all the ingredients are well mixed. Take the pan of the heat and mix in the powder sugar well. Use a fork to make sure the dough is homogeneous and no pieces are left. Let cool for a few min. Press it out  to 1½ – 2 cm thick layer on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Cool for 1-2 hours in the fridge. Cut out pieces in desired size and shape. Decorate with grated coconut or icing sugar. Store in the fridge for up to one week.