Piyush Thareja

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Besan Chilla

Besan Chilla

Cook Duration 00:20
Food TypeVeg
Recipe Calories 118kcal
Protein
7gm
Fat
2gm
Carbs
18gm

Ingredients

  • Recipe Ingredients list1 cup besan ( or gram flour)
  • Recipe Ingredients list½ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • Recipe Ingredients listsalt as needed
  • Recipe Ingredients list1/8 tsp Turmeric
  • Recipe Ingredients list3 tbsps onions chopped finely 3 tbsps tomatoes chopped finely 1 green chili chopped finely
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 tsp grated ginger
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 handful coriander leaves chopped 2/3 to 1 cup water 2 tsp oil or ghee as needed

Direction

Step-1

1. Add besan, ajwain, turmeric and salt to a mixing bowl. Mix everything well.

Step-2

2. Add ginger, tomatoes, onions, coriander leaves and chilies. Pour enough water and make a batter of thick but pourable consistency.

Step-3

3. Heat a pan and grease it lightly with few drops of oil.

Step-4

4. Allow it to turn hot and reduce the flame to medium

Step-5

5. Mix the batter well from the bottom. Take a ladle of batter and pour it in the center. Quickly spread it to a round cheela.

Step-6

6. Drizzle some oil around the edges and the center.

Step-7

7. Allow to cook until the edges leave the pan.

Step-8

8. Flip it to the other side.

Step-9

9. Press down the edges with a spatula. Fry until the cheela is cooked completely and gets golden spots.

Step-10

Serve besan cheela with some chutney. 👍
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