Buticha (Ethiopian Chickpea Flour Salad)

Buticha (Ethiopian Chickpea Flour Salad)

Buticha (Ethiopian Chickpea Flour Salad)


~5 cups Chickpea Paste
1 red onion minced
1/4 red bell pepper minced
1 jalapeno
2 lemon fresh squeezed
1/4 cup olive oil

For Chickpea Paste: 

2 cloves of garlic
1 jalapeno
5 cups chickpea flour

1.5 cups water + more as needed




Boil water with garlic and Jalapeño. Add chickpea flour, stir and cook to form a thick paste - add more water as needed to reach this consistency. Remove from heat and refrigerate until cold.


  1. In a food processor or a hand blender, mix all the ingredients and chickpea paste slowly adding olive oil and lemon juice until smooth and creamy

Serves: 6-8 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Blending time: 5-10 minutes

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