Protein-rich Besan Chilla recipe for breakfast.

Protein-rich besan chilla recipe for vegetarians

Protein-rich besan chilla also known as Besan ka Cheela are simple protein- packed and aromatic spiced gram flour pancakes from North Indian cuisine.

Besan chilla are basically sweet or savory Indian pancakes made with various kinds of lentils and cereal grain flour. These besan chilla also know as pudla. These are naturally gluten-free, vegan, and nutritious. They are cooked with minimum fats like oil.

Mix vegetable besan chilla recipe for breakfast and weight loss is one of the quick, simple, delicious, and healthy Indian savory pancake recipe. It is pretty easy to make as you just need to mix all ingredients and prepare the chilla.

Moreover, Mix vegetable besan chilla are made using gram flour, spices, and lots of fresh veggies to make it more healthy and nutritious.

This nutritious and delicious mix vegetable besan chilla recipe is served as a quick breakfast, brunch, or even evening snack. You can even pack this meal for the kid’s tiffin box or office box.

Ingredients for making protein-rich besan chilla:

Gram flour (Besan) – 1 bowl (approx. 30gm)

Paneer cubes – 1/2 bowl (approx. 20gm)

Chopped Onion – 1/2 bowl (approx. 10gm)

Chopped Broccoli – 1/2 bowl (approx. 10gm)

Chopped Capsicum – 1/4 bowl (approx. 5gm)

Chopped green chilly – 1 teaspoon (approx. 1gm)

Red chilly powder – 1 teaspoon (approx. 1gm)

Black paper powder – 1teaspoon (approx. 1gm)

Salt to taste

Method for making Besan chilla recipe:

To make the besan chilla recipe, first boiled chopped broccoli for 5-10 minutes.

Now, chopped boiled broccoli, onion, capsicum, and green chilly mix in besan better.

Mix it properly. Keep it aside. Marinate paneer in red chilly powder and black paper powder. sauté paneer in a hot pan.

Put sauted paneer with onion slice on a besan chilla and roll besan chilla.

Served with curd, raita or green chutney.


For enhanced taste you can add cumin seeds powder, coriander powder, and garlic paste.

Also, to make it more healthy and nutritious you can add more vegetables such as spinach, mint leaves, fenugreek leaves, carrot, green onion, and tomato.

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