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Chilla, Besan Chilla, Besan Ka Chilla

Chilla, Besan Chilla or Besan Ka Chilla - Nutritious with High Proteins

Sumit Malhotra
Make Chilla, Besan Chilla or Besan Ka Chilla for breakfast at home
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 147 kcal


  • 1 Cup Gram flour Besan
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds Jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Carom Seeds Ajwain
  • 1/8 tsp Turmeric Powder Haldi Powder
  • 1 Piece Chopped Green Chilli Hari Mirch
  • 1 Piece Finely Chopped Onion Pyaz; Small
  • 2 tbsp Freshly Chopped Coriander Leaves Hara Dhaniya
  • 1/8 tsp Salt Or as per your taste


  • Mix Besan, cumin seeds, carom seeds, turmeric powder, chopped green chilli, coriander leaves, chopped onion and salt in a large bowl.
  • Add water to make pourable and thick batter (like dosa batter).
  • Heat a nonstick pan on medium flame, apply oil to pan surface and pour a ladleful batter on it.┬áSpread it in a round shape.
  • Once one side is cooked, turn the chilla and apply little amount of oil.
  • Cook until golden brown from both side.
  • Served hot with green chutney or tomato sauce.


  • Ensure the batter has to be of medium consistency.
  • Ensure you cook the chilla on medium flame. If you cook on high heat cheela will get brown from outside but remain raw on the inside.
  • You can add some rice flour to enhance crispness of the Besan Ka Chilla.
  • Use a good nonstick pan or skillet to make the Besan ka chilla, especially if you are making it without oil.
  • Try using seasonal vegetables to make Besan Ka Cheela. It will give contribute different nutrients for all year around nutrition.
Keyword Besan Chilla, Besan Ka Chilla, Chilla, Chilla Recipe