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Red Lentils Pizza Bread: Gluten-Free Flatbread, Grain-Free Recipe


Looking for a gluten-free recipe? Do you tend to avoid gluten-rich grains, including whole wheat flour, for reasons galore? Any specific health issues?


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Do you crave for guilt-free indulgence while wanting to avoid whole grains that come with gluten and cause you gluten sensitivity?

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Worry not!

This gluten-free flatbread recipe is just for you!

Ever thought of a gluten-free vegan red lentil focaccia bread?

Well, I am going to introduce you to my next healthy bread experiment, which is gluten free, nut free, vegan, vegetarian, and egg free.
Perhaps all of my recipes are eggless.



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 A common ingredient in north Indian homes, protein-rich red lentils or malika masur dal is all you need to bake a vegan breakfast bread. It is just perfect as a vegetarian sandwich bread as well.

Did I say it makes an amazing gluten-free dahi vada? I soaked the leftover gluten-free bread discs in water and hen dropped them to curd. The baked dahi vada tasted simply out of the world.

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Perfect combo, I must say!

What makes this vegan flatbread gluten free special?

Well, a great source of dietary fiber, manganese, copper, vitamin B1, iron, phosphorus, and folate, lentils are a must-have ingredient for a well-balanced diet!

Do you want that glow on your face back?Do you want to become young again?Don't think it is possible?

Well, my research says that lentils are anti-ageing superfoods, of which red lentils top the list.
What does this mean?
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Perhaps including more of red lentil recipes in your dietary regimen could bring about surprising changes in your looks!!

Lentils are high in nutritional value and are absorb flavors of food, creating sumptuous treats.

So you can use lentils for vegan, vegetarian, or nonvegetarian recipes, including

  • curries
  • soups
  • sweets
  • cakes 
  • cookies
  • flatbreads
  • breads
The list just goes on and on, and the variety of red lentil recipes will surely tickle your taste buds.
I love the aroma of this particular legume.
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Let's come back to the red lentil flatbread.
Did I say it requires no yeast?
Perhaps a pinch or two of baking soda is all you need to make this red lentil flatbread rise.
Yes, it does not need leavening nor proofing.

Hey, the high protein flatbread with red lentils needs no kneading as well.
Packed with dietary fiber and easy to make, this red lentil pizza or flatbread will be loved by one and all.

Options are galore how you want to make the yeast-free flatbread healthier.
Add veggies of your choice - make toppings that please your kids and bake the simplest bread recipe.
The grain-free bread recipe takes inspiration from oatmealwithafork.


Egg-free flatbread Ingredients

1 cup- red lentils
2 pinches- baking soda
1/8th tsp rock salt (more or less depending on your choice)
1 tsp- olive oil (or any vegetable oil)
Toppings and veggies of your choice - I had nothing but spring onions, green peas, and turnip
1/2 cup- water (enough to make batter)
cumin seeds, coriander leaves or herbs of your liking
2 pinches-Black pepper
sesame seeds
apple cider vinegar/normal vinegar/lime juice- a few drops

How to make the red lentil flatbread

  1. Soak masur dal for 2-3 hours.
  2. Pulse it.
  3. Add water and grind to make the batter.
  4. Allow it to sit on the countertop for 1 hour minimum. 
  5. Preheat oven or microwave convection at 170 degrees for 10 mts.
  6. Prepare the batter and toppings.
  7. Add rock salt to the batter and spices of your choice. Just before baking, add baking soda and a few drops of vinegar. Mix in one direction.
  8. Prepare toppings. I chopped spring onion, grated 1 turnip, and added green peas. Pour hung curd or Greek Yogurt over the batter and mix with sea salt, black pepper. Add little olive oil as well. Mix well.
  9. Grease a pan with 1 tsp olive oil. Sprinkle sesame seeds all over it.
  10. Pour the batter into a greased baking pan.
  11. Sprinkle the toppings over it evenly.
  12. Bake red lentil flatbread for about 20-25mts at 170 degrees or until it looks baked.
  13. It took my flatbread 25 mts.
  14. Allow the yeast-free flatbread to cool down before slicing it.
  15. Enjoy with chutney of your choice. I dipped the mini pizza discs in coriander-coconut chutney and they tasted heavenly.
  16. If you are looking for a gluten-free bread recipe, this won;t fail you.
  17. Try the sugar-free flatbread recipe once and do drop your feedback.

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