Besan ka Cheela

Besan ka Cheela

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

Besan cheela made more appetizing with some vegetables and masalas


  • Gram flour (besan) 2 cups
  • Medium onion, finely chopped ½
  • Carrot, peeled and finely chopped ½
  • Cashewnuts, finely chopped 1 tsp
  • French beans, finely chopped 2 tsps
  • Medium tomato, finely chopped ½
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Green chilli, chopped 1
  • Carom seeds (ajwain) ½ tsp
  • Black pepper powder ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder ½ tsp
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Chaat masala ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 2 tbsps


  • Take gram flour in a large mixing bowl, add onion, carrot, cashewnuts, French beans, tomato, coriander leaves, green chilli, carom seeds, black pepper powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, chaat masala and salt and mix well. Gradually add sufficient water and whisk into a smooth batter of semi thick consistency.
  • Heat some oil on a non-stick tawa, pour a ladle full of batter and spread into a round cheela and cook on medium heat.
  • When the underside is golden, flip it over and cook the other side similarly. Cook more cheelas similarly.
  • Transfer onto individual serving plates and serve hot with green chutney.