Onion, courgettes, chickpea and tumeric flan

Onion, courgettes, chickpea and tumeric flan

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February 4, 2022

The onion, courgettes, chickpea and tumeric flan is a typical vegeterian dish with different variation, ideal for family lunches or dinners. It’s also used for packed lunch. It is rich in fiber, antioxidants, vegetable protein and has a low glicemic index.

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Category Appetizer
Country Italy
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins
Ready-in 60 mins
Yields 4 people
Skill Level Easy


1 onion
A clove of garlic
A dried tomato
240 g boiled chickpeas
4 courgettes
40 g Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
60 g bread crumbs
2 eggs and 5 egg withes
40 g chickpea flour
20 g tumeric
Extra virgin oil to taste
Water to taste
Pepper to taste
A pinch of salt

Nutritional Table

Energy 296
Protein 23 g
Lipids 14.5 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Sodium 242 mg
Phosphate 240 mg
Potassium 280 mg

Cooking Method


  1. Cut garlic and onion and fry them in a pain with oil over low heat for 5 min
  2. Add the chickpeas, the dried tomato cut into small pieces and a pinch of pepper and cook another 5 min, covered with a lid. When cooked, turn off the heat and se aside
  3. Cut the courgettes into cupes and add Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, bread crumbs, a pinch of salt and chickpea flour
  4. Add the previously prepared mixture and mix
  5. When the mixture is well homogeneus, seasons with tumeric. Finally add eggs and mix well
  6. Oil a baking sheet and pour in the dough, level with a spatula and place in a pre-heated oven for 30-40 min at 180°C. Once ready, let it cool for half an hour before tasting