Gram flour (Besan), more popularly known as besan is a highly nutritions food which provides us with lots of health benefits. Owing to it’s high protein content it can be easily be consumed by vegetarians to fulfil their protein needs.


  • 1 Cup Besan
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 Onion
  • Few chopped green chillies
  • Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil 
  • Water
  • Corriandar Leaves


  • Take Besan in a bowl.
  • Add tomato, onion, green chilli, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander leaves and salt. Mix well.
  • Add water and make a smooth batter.(Not very watery one)
  • Heat a pan. Once hot, add a teaspoon of oil.
  • When the oil is hot, pour in one spoonful of batter and spread it out evenly.
  • Cook it on medium flame.
  • Slowly flip it and cook the other side.
  • It takes time to need patience.
  • Remove it from the pan.
  • Serve with chutney of your choice.

NOTE: Once its cooked ,you can place 2-3 tbsp of stuffing (grated paneer, sliced capsicum) as well on one side of the cheela and roll (to make a cylinder).

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