Besan Ka Cheela Recipe


1 Cup Gram Flour (Besan)
2 Nos. Green chilli, chopped
1 Tsp Ginger, chopped
1 Tbsp Coriander, chopped
½ Tsp Turmeric powder
2 Pinch- Asafoetida
¼ Tsp Red Chilli powder
1/8 Tsp Carom seeds
To taste- Salt
Oil to grease the griddle
2 Nos. Capsicum, chopped
1No Onion, chopped
2 Nos. Tomato, chopped
2 Nos. Green chilli, chopped
2 Tbsp Coriander, chopped
To taste Salt


In a bowl take gram flour and make a smooth batter with water. Make sure no lumps are formed.
In this add salt, asafoetida, turmeric, red chilli powder, carom seeds (ajwain), chopped ginger, chopped coriander and green chilli.
For stuffing combine all items in a bowl and season them with salt.
Heat a griddle (tawa) and grease it with a little oil. Pour a ladle of batter on hot griddle and spread it thinly in a round shape.
Drizzle some oil and cook till golden brown in colour and crisp. Flip it over and cook on both sides till crisp.
Turn back again and put some stuffing on the Cheela and roll it. Serve hot with mint chutney or a tomato sauce.

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