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Besan ke cheele Recipe

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On :
Monday, 24 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
One-Dish Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1.5 cups - gram flour/besan
  • 1.5 -medium onion, chopped fine
  • 2- medium tomatoes, chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup - Wheat flour
  • 2-3 green chillies, chopped
  • 10 - curry leaves, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric/haldi powder
  • 1 tsp - roasted cumin/jeera powder
  • 2- pinches soda
  • Green chutney to serve
  • How to Make Besan ke cheele:

    1. In a big bowl, add besan and wheat flour and mix well.
    2. Now add salt, soda, onions, tomatoes, green chillies, curry leaves, jeera powder, haldi and mix well.
    3. Pour some water in the mixture and mix well without any lumps.
    4. The batter should not be too thick or too thin; keep aside for 30 minutes.
    5. Heat a pan and pour 2 tsp of olive oil.
    6. Pour a small bowlful of mixture on the pan and spread it with a spoon.
    7. Cook it on medium flame for 3-4 minutes to prevent it from burning.
    8. Turn the chila over and cook on the other side too.
    9. When cooked, remove and serve immediately with green chutney.


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