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Besan Chilla


Besan or gram flour is made from chickpeas and is highly rich in nutrients and fibre. It’s a great product if you’re trying to go gluten free. Besan chilla is easy to prepare. Check this recipe out if you’re planning to give it a shot.

Servings– 2 nos.
Cooking time– 25- 30 mints
Level of cooking– easy


2tbsp  Besan

1 small Onion (finely chopped)

1 Green chilli (finely chopped)

1 Tomato (deseeded and chopped )

coriander leaves, (finely chopped)- 1/4 cup

¼ th tsp Black pepper powder

¼ th tsp Red Chilli powder

¼  th tsp Chat masala

¼ th  tsp – Coriander powder

Salt to taste

Water to make a smooth batter

Oil for cooking.


1) Combine the besan, corn flour, onion, green chillies, tomato, coriander leaves, black pepper powder, red chilli powder, chat masala, coriander powder and salt in a bowl.

2) Add water to make a batter.Now heat a non-stick tawa and pour a ladle of the batter and spread it like a dosa. Pour 1/2 tsp of oil on the sides, and cook on medium flame until the side is golden.

3) Now turn it upside down and cook the other side till it turns brown in colour and crispy. Serve hot.

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  1. Aisha says

    Cornflour is not mentioned in the ingredients list. Shld we add it or not as it is mentioned in the method.