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besan cheela



Besan Cheela, also known as Besan Ka Crepe, is a light and tasty vegan breakfast dish from India. It is made from chickpea flour mixed with a variety of spices, herbs, and vegetables, which is then spread thinly on a pan and cooked as a pancake. Usually served with either a chutney or sauce, Besan Cheela is rich in protein and a quick & easy breakfast option.

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besan (chickpea flour)

2 cups

finely chopped green chilli


chopped onion


chopped tomato


chopped coriander leaves


turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Water to make batter

Oil for cooking



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix together the besan, green chilli, onion, tomato, coriander leaves, turmeric, and salt.

Step 2:

Gradually add water to this mix, whisking it in until a smooth batter of pouring consistency is obtained.

Step 3:

Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat, grease it lightly with oil.

Step 4:

Pour a ladle of the batter onto the pan, spreading it out in a circular motion to make a thin cheela.

Step 5:

Cook on one side until the cheela gets golden brown spots, then flip and repeat on the other side.

Step 6:

Serve the Besan Cheela hot with chutney or sauce.

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