Besan Chilla Recipe

Besan Chilla is a popular Indian savory pancake made from gram flour (besan). It is a quick and easy dish that is perfect for breakfast or as a snack. The chilla is flavored with spices like cumin, turmeric, and chili powder, and can be customized with vegetables like onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers. It is typically served with chutney or yogurt for a delicious and nutritious meal.

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Ingredients for Besan Chilla Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Besan
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 0.06 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.06 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Water
  • as required Oil
  • as needed Optional: Chopped Onions, Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Grated Cheese Or Paneer

Directions: Besan Chilla Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix besan (gram flour) with water to make a smooth batter.
  • STEP 2.Add spices like cumin, turmeric, chili powder, and salt to the batter and mix well.
  • STEP 3.Heat a non-stick pan and pour a ladleful of batter onto it. Spread it in a circular motion to form a thin pancake.
  • STEP 4.Drizzle oil around the edges and cook on medium heat until the bottom is golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Flip the chilla and cook the other side until it is cooked through.
  • STEP 6.Repeat the process with the remaining batter to make more chillas.
  • STEP 7.Serve the besan chilla hot with chutney or yogurt.
  • STEP 8.You can also add chopped onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers to the batter for added flavor and texture.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the batter is smooth and lump-free for a perfect chilla.
  • Adjust the consistency of the batter by adding more water if needed.
  • Cook the chilla on medium heat to ensure it cooks evenly and doesn't burn.
  • You can add grated cheese or paneer to the chilla for a cheesy variation.
  • Experiment with different spices and vegetables to create your own unique chilla recipe.

Storage and Serving

  • Besan chilla is best served hot and fresh.
  • If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the chilla in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the chilla with mint chutney, tamarind chutney, or yogurt for a delicious accompaniment.
Nutrition
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174
calories per serving
5 g Fat9 g Protein23 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    5g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    23g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    23g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    5g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    22mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    133mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    170mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    6mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    68mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    128mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp