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Besan Ka Cheela

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Category Snack
Region All of India
Also Called Besan Ka Cheela (depending upon the region)
Served Chutney,sauce,pickle
Serves 4 -5
Cooking Time 20min


• 2 Cups Besan (Gram flour)
• 1large finely chopped Onions
• 2-3 green chilli
• Finely copped coriander
• 1/2tbs Ajwain
• Asafetida a small pinch
• 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
• 1/2 tsp Red chili
• 1 tablespoons coriander powder
• Oil for cooking
• Salt to taste
• Water to make the smooth batter


Mix all ingredients in a bowl except oil. Now start adding water in small quantities to the bowl & mix until no lumps remain. Make a spread able batter. Leave for 15-20 min.

Heat the non stick tawa & now pour the batter in the centre spreading it out a little (like dosa).Now put some 1tsp oil on the corners & cook on medium flame until it’s golden. Now flip & add 1tsp oil on the other side & cook until this side is also golden

Serve hot with chutney, pickle or sauce.

Smart tips:

Cook on very slow flames so that it cooks evenly & crisp.