Sunday, 25 August 2013

Besan ka Cheela | Besan ka Puda - Punjabi Breakfast | Punjabi Snacks

Besan Ka Cheela
Besan ka cheela: Besan ka cheela or gram flour based salty pancakes are sure to satisfy your rumbling appetite and demanding taste buds. A simple pancake recipe with besan combined with onions, tomato and chillies and then spread on a pan with little oil.

Besan ka cheela Ingredients



Besan Ka Puda
  • 2 cups besan (bengal gram flour)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 tsp chopped green chillies
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
  • 1 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil for cooking
Besan ka cheela Making Method
Besan Ka Cheela - Punjabi Breakfast
  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and gradually add (approx 1 1/2 cup) water to get smooth and dropping consistency batter.
  • Heat a non-stick tava on a high flame then turn the flame to medium.
  • Add little oil and spread it evenly, pour a spoonfull of batter and rotate the pan clock wise to spread the batter evenly in the pan.
  • Cover it with the lid and allow to cook for 4 to 5 minutes on a medium flame or till it turns to brown in colour and crisp.
  • Open the lid, drizzle some oil and turn it upside down and cook the other side till it turns to brown in colour and crispy.
  • Repeat the same process with the remaining batter.
  • Serve hot with green chutney or tomato sauce.


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