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Besan childa recipe

Besan childa is also a great way to use left over veggies and make a protein rich breakfast in a jiffy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: besan cheela, besan childa, besan chilla, childa, veg omelette, vegan pancake
Servings: 4
Author: Gaurav


  • tava/ griddle
  • whisk


  • 2 cup mixed veggies grated potato,carrots,spring onion
  • 1 tablespoon ginger chillies
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green chillies
  • 2 cup besan/chickpea flour
  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil to cook


  • Mix besan/chickpea flour with spices and little water.
  • Add veggies and whisk into a smooth batter. It should be of pouring consistency.
  • Take a laddle and pour it on a hot iron griddle/tava.
  • Cook on both sides with little oil.
  • Serve warm with mint chutney.


Serving: 1g