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Besan Cheela Recipe – Perfect Healthy Breakfast

Not in a mood of cooking but still craving for something delicious to eat? Well, today I have a recipe which doesn’t involve any complex procedure. Besan Cheela is something we all have eaten during our childhood; it is kind of a nostalgic dish. A quick whip into Besan with a spoon of few aromatic spices and a dash of your favorite veggie and VOILA, it is ready!

Snack to me is something that requires less cooking time and simple ingredients, it is filling yet is very tasty as well and Besan ka Cheela is hands down a great breakfast snack. Follow my recipe for fluffy and delectable Cheela.

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How to Make Besan Chilla

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Besan Cheela Recipe

Servings 3
Calories 276kcal
Author Siddhi Panchal


  • 1 Cup Gram Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Rice flour
  • 1/4 Cup Wheat flour
  • 1/4 Cup Curd whisked
  • Oil for roasting chili
  • 1/2 Cup Spring Onion Finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Asafetida
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Carom seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp green chili Finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Chaat masala
  • 1/2 Tsp Red chili powder
  • 3 Tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • 1/2 Tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • Salt to Taste


  • In a mixing bowl add besan, wheat flour and rice flour.
  • Next add red chili powder, turmeric powder, gently crush ajwain in your palm and add to the mixture then add asafetida, chat masala and salt to taste. Mix all the dry ingredients.
  • Now add ginger garlic paste, chopped green chilies, whisked curd and make it to a semi-thick pouring consistency, adding the water a little at a time.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves & green onion and mix them well.
  • Heat a non-stick frying pan or griddle, and then pour the batter with help of a spoon and spread it out evenly with the back of the spoon.
  • Lower the heat and let cook till the edges brown a little and can be lifted easily.
  • Dribble a little oil around it, turning the pan so the oil goes under the Cheela.
  • Flip it over to cook slightly on the other side.
  • Similarly, make the other Cheela.


Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 465mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 4mg
Nutrition Facts
Besan Cheela Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 47mg2%
Potassium 465mg13%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 405IU8%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 78mg8%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Serve it hot with green chutney, ketchup and or with a cup of Masala Chai. Pack this up for a picnic, lunchbox, or munch on during supper. Do make it in your kitchen and share your experience.

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