Socca is a popular street food in Monaco, and along the south coast of France. A savory thin pancake of chickpea flour, water and oil cooked on a skillet. Easy to prepare.
Garbanzo is a great protein source. It can improve digestion, and can aid in weight management reducing the risk of several diseases.
Makes 8 pancakes
1 cup Garbanzo flour
1 1/4 cup filtered water
1/4 cup good olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped scallions ( or other herbs or a mixture )
Dash of fresh pepper
oil for frying ( High heat oil, like coconut, canola, grape seed )
Whisk all the ingredients together, in a medium bowl. Cover with a tea towel in place in the refrigerator for an hour.
In an 8’’ non stick hot pan heat a tsp of oil . Pour a small ladle of batter into pan. Swirl the pan a little. Cook for about 2-3 minutes, when bottom is a nice golden brown, then flip and cook for 2 more minutes
Fry up a couple of eggs, slice some radish and cucumber. Drizzle with lime or lemon, olive oil, and flakey salt.
For Vegan, add grilled Tofu.
The first crepe might not look so pretty, but it is delicious.
They freeze well up to a month.