Socca – french pancakes with chickpea flour and spices


Try these pancakes! Million Frenchmen can not be wrong, right? Remember when I ate these in Nice and Monaco. They’re really good. They may look like ordinary pancakes with chickpea flour and spices makes them really good.

Socca – pancakes with chickpea flour and spices
200 ml of chickpea
3-4 tbsp olive oil
0.5 tsp salt
250 ml water
freshly ground black pepper ( I recomend Sawak black pepper)
2 pinches thyme
Whisk it all together until smooth. Allow to stand and swell for about 1 hour. Heat a frying pan and pour in the olive oil. Let it warm up and then turn it down a little batter, so that when you rotate the pan so covered the bottom of the batter. Allow it to take color before turning and letting the next page to color. Repeat until all the batter is out. Fold them into three.

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22 Comments Add yours

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      It is for sure 🙂 Try it as Im sure you will love it 🙂

  1. M. R. says:

    Confused by your reference to th chickpea (flour) in mls. Why is this, please?

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      You must use chickpea flour to get it right as it gives a great tast. 🙂 You find it in oriental/arab shops 🙂

      1. M. R. says:

        No – sorry. I meant, why in MLs rather than GMs?

      2. Dinner Bank says:

        Not every one use grams but using mls 🙂

      3. M. R. says:

        !!! I didn’t know that.
        Thanks!

      4. Dinner Bank says:

        Your welcome. 🙂 Usa and Canada and for sure more countries doesnt use the same system as we do 🙂

  2. Excellent recipe, I cannot count how many I ate in South of France 🙂

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      Yes its fantastic! I ate it almost every day when I was in France 🙂

  3. I tried making these a couple of years ago without much success…I think it’s time to try again!!! Thank you x

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      Yes I think this time it will work much better for you. 🙂 The thing is to let it stand for a while before frying it 🙂

      1. Okay, thank you 😄

      2. Dinner Bank says:

        Youre welcome 🙂 Let me know how it went for you 🙂

  4. LFFL says:

    Well that’s an interesting take on pancakes. Never heard of it before.

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      Try it as Im sure you will like it 🙂

  5. genndelille says:

    These look so fantastic! My roommates and I love pretty much anything chickpea-related!!

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      Great! 🙂 Then you will love this onces 🙂

  6. Angie Mc says:

    Haven’t seen your yummy food for a bit so I thought I’d check in on you. Sending my best!

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      Thank you so much for carring 🙂 I have had very much family problems to deal with and havent had the power to cook. But now all it much better and I will start again. 🙂 So watch out Im back 🙂 ❤

      1. Angie Mc says:

        I’m sorry to hear of your family troubles and am glad that you were able to give them your attention. Glad to have you back, Maria 🙂

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