Besan Poora

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - besan
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup - water
  • 2 tbsp - finely chopped onion
  • 1 - tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 - green chilli, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - finely chopped mint and coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 2 - 3 tsp - oil
  • tomato sauce or green chutney

How to Make Besan Poora

  • Sieve besan twice.
  • In a wide bowl, mix besan with finely chopped onions, tomatoes, green chilli, salt and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Make batter with water. Cover and keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  • Heat a frying pan on medium heat. Apply little oil. Pour 1 ladleful of batter and spread it in a circle. Do not cook on high heat.
  • Cover it with a lid and cook on medium heat for 5 - 7 minutes until the outer side is well cooked. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp of extra oil if required.
  • Turn it over and cook the other side. Carefully remove it with a flat spatula. Serve it hot with green chutney.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World