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Besan Cheela (Spicy Gram Flour Pancakes)


Gram flour (Besan) – 3/4 cup
Sooji (Semolina) – 1/4 cup
Onion- one medium, finely chopped
Green chilies – 3-4 finely chopped
Turmeric (Haldi) – 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida (Heeng) – 2, pinches
Ginger paste – 1 tsp
Chopped coriander leaves – 1/4 cup
Mustard oil for cooking
Salt to taste


  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and add water to form a smooth and homogeneous batter. Consistency should be equivalent to that of dosa batter. Whisk well to remove all lumps.
  • Heat a non stick tawa. Add a spoon of oil and spread it evenly.
  • After oil is hot, reduce the flame and pour some batter on tawa and spread it evenly in a round shape.
  • When one side of cheela is cooked, flip it and grease the other side of the cheela.
  • Cheela gets ready when both sides of  it  are cooked, brownish and crispy.
  • Serve hot with a spicy chutney.

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