Besan Cheela Recipe, How to make Besan Cheela
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
Besan Chilla, Besan Cheela Recipe: A delicious pan cake recipe of gram flour (besan) spiced up with Indian spices.
  • Gram flour (besan): 250 gm
  • Wheat flour: 50 gm
  • Fenugreek leaves (methi): 1/2 cup, chopped
  • Ginger & Green chili: 1 tbsp, paste
  • Garlic chutney: 1 tbsp, paste
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder: 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 2 tsp
  • Curd / Yogurt: 1/2 cup
  • Water: 2 cups
  • Salt: 2 tsp, to taste
  • Oil: 1 tsp, per chilla
For making Besan Cheela Batter
  1. In a mixing bowl take gram flour (besan) and wheat flour (gehun ka atta).
  2. Add ginger green chili paste, garlic chutney, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, curd, salt and water and mix all the ingredients into smooth paste like batter.
  3. Also add finely chopped fenugreek leaves (methi) into besan chilla batter.
  4. The consistency of batter should be runny. Add water in case batter is too thick. Also check the seasoning and add salt as per taste.
For making Besan Cheela
  1. To prepare besan chilla, heat a non-stick flat bottom pan (tawa).
  2. Add a tsp of oil and pour one part of besan chilla batter on tawa and spread it using spatula (as we do for dosa).
  3. Let the besan chilla gets cooked on one side for 1 to 2 minutes or till it gets golden brown.
  4. Turn the besan chilla and cook other side again for 1 to 2 minutes till it gets golden brown in color.
  5. Besan cheela is ready to serve.
  6. Serve besan chilla hot along with tomato ketchup, coriander chutney or even tea.
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