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Besan Ka Chilla / Chickpea Flour Pancakes

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Chickpea flour pancakes or besan ka chilla are spiced Indian style savory pancakes made out of chickpea flour, and some Indian spices. A quick, healthy and a delicious breakfast, ready in no time. Enjoy!!
 
 


I like to serve these pancakes with some homemade yogurt, sweet and tangy tomato chutney or with some ketchup.

 

 

 

CHICKPEA FLOUR PANCAKES / BESAN KA CHILLA

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chilla, flatbread, pancakes, besan, chickpea flour, besan ka chilla, chickpea flour pancakes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Jyoti Behrani

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chickpea flour / besan
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder as per taste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 medium tomato chopped
  • 1 green chili chopped (optional)
  • Handful of fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt to taste

Other ingredient(s):

  • Oil for cooking pancakes

Instructions

  • Mix all the ingredients to form a smooth batter.
  • Heat a non-stick griddle, spread some oil, drop a spoonful of batter, spread evenly into small circles.
  • Cook over medium heat for 3-5 min, or until golden brown in color. Flip and cook on the other side of the pancake. Drizzle some oil, as needed. Serve hot with some yogurt, or ketchup. Enjoy!!

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Jyoti Behrani

Hello!! Welcome to my blog, my journey Living Smart and Healthy! Cook with me easy and authentic Indian food and around the globe. Will be sharing tips and tricks on easy authentic cooking, without spending hours in the kitchen or comprising on authentic flavors. Keeping things simple and healthy is what I am all about. Life is simple, so lets keep cooking simple too!!

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