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Vegetable Besan Cheela



Vegetable Besan Cheela is a savory Indian pancake made with chickpea flour, vegetables, and spices. It is a popular breakfast dish in India and is often served with chutney or yogurt. The batter is made by combining chickpea flour, vegetables, spices, and water. The batter is then spread on a hot griddle and cooked on both sides until golden brown. It is a healthy and delicious dish that can be enjoyed as a snack or a light meal along with breakfast.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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besan (gram flour)

1 cup

finely chopped vegetables (onion, capsicum, tomato, carrot, etc.)

1/2 cup

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/4 teaspoon

garam masala

1/4 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste


2 tablespoons

Water as required



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix together besan, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, cumin seeds and salt.

Step 2:

Add the chopped vegetables and mix well.

Step 3:

Add enough water to make a thick batter.

Step 4:

Heat a non-stick pan and grease it with oil.

Step 5:

Pour a ladleful of the batter on the pan and spread it evenly.

Step 6:

Cook on medium heat until the bottom is golden brown.

Step 7:

Flip the cheela and cook the other side until golden brown.

Step 8:

Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 11836 users have chowed down on Vegetable Besan Cheela a whopping 24910 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Delhi, Indore, Lucknow, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Vegetable Besan Cheela like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Vegetable Besan Cheela, our users are head over heels in august, but the interest cools down in december.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Vegetable Besan Cheela is the food of choice for 31-34 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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