If you are trying to cook some Indian flatbreads or maybe some yummy pakoras, you might be trying to keep them as low as syns as you can, but what about the main ingredients like gram flour, is this flour high in syns?
Chickpea flour like other flours does have syns on the slimming world, gram flour, in particular, has around 9.5 syns for 50g, making it a very high syn flours, we would therefore suggest using it in moderation when baking.
We've composed a small guide below which will take you through how much gram flour you can use on the slimming world, syn values of all kinds of flour, as well as SW recipe using this chickpea flour down below for some cooking inspiration.
At 9.5 syns for 50g, you could have up to around 80/90g of gram flour before using up all your 15 syns in your allowance. We would suggest cooking with gram flour sparingly to avoid using too many syns since it is a very high-calorie flour.
If you are a baker or like to make goods from scratch at home, it's useful to have an idea of all the syns in flour to help you stay on track.
We've listed some syn values of multiple flour types down below.
If you've got some high syn gram flour lying around and you are not sure how to use it in a slimming world friendly way, we've got a great Indian-style burger recipe for you to check out below which serves four people and only has 2.5 syns a serving if you are using a wholemeal bread roll as your healthy extra B!
Overall, gram flour is very high in syns, having 9.5 syns for just 50g and over your daily syn allowance for 100g, it should therefore be used in moderation and weighed amounts when cooking. To save syns we suggest switching to an alternative flour when possible which is lower in syns.