Gram Flour(Besan) Pancake Recipe | High Protein Recipe India

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Gram Flour(Besan) Pancake Recipe | High Protein Recipe India

This is the easiest recipe for all those who wish to begin their weight loss journey to get healthy. Some of you would have tried this recipe. It’s famous as “Besan Chilla”.Β  It’s made of Gram Flour or Chickpea flour or Besan as you call it.

Besan has 38% protein and 20% carbs. In terms of protein and carb ratio, it’s way better than the rest of the flours. You can also try Besan waffles, read here.

This recipe just takes 5 minutes mixing and 5-10 minutes cooking time. We have shared a similar Mung Bean Pancakes recipe here.

Let’s get started to make…

Gram Flour(Besan) Pancake Recipe | High Protein Recipe India

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1 cup besan – makes 4 pancakes
  • Pinch of red chili powder and salt

Method of Preparation

Chop Onion and Green Chilly.

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Add them to Besan along with salt and red chilli powder.

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Add water so that the consistency is such that it can easily be poured on the pan. A word of caution here, you have to mix besan properly since it forms lumps.

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Heat the pan for 5 minutes and add few drops of oil. You can use a nonstick pan if you are not an expert in cooking. Use a spatula or a bowl to spread the mixture on the pan.

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Turn the pancake upside down when it’s little brown(read cooked).

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Tadaaa, the pancake is ready :).

Gram Flour(Besan) Pancake Recipe | High Protein Recipe India

P.S – I am no expert in cooking, so no sorry for goof ups πŸ˜‰

You can add any green leaves like spinach or methi to make it healthier.

Use it as a roll by rolling in some grated paneer/cottage cheese or salads.

Do let us know if you have any other suggestions to make Besan Cheela more interesting.

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7 COMMENTS

  1. There is a lot of variation u can do with this! Add lo fat paneer, u can add cannage as well, kasoori methi, tomatoes etc n it becomes v filling

  2. I soak green and yellow moong dal, grind them next morning and add as many veggies I can and make cheelas every Saturday morning. Easy to cook an. Good source of proteins and nutrients πŸ™‚ Try it…

  3. we generally make similar pancakes with overnight soaked green gram, add jeera, ginger, etc. will do this for tuesday bfast as it doesnot require any pre-activities. Thanks Tarun for easy peasy recipe

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