15 min prep time
Preperation Time:
15 mins


  1. 2 cups – Besan
  2. 3tbsp – Corn flour
  3. 1 – Large Onion (finely chopped)
  4. 3 – Green chillies (finely chopped)
  5. 1 –Tomato (deseeded and chopped )
  6. Cilantro leaves, (finely chopped)- 1/4 cup
  7. 1 tsp – Black pepper powder
  8. 1/2 tsp – Red Chilli powder
  9. 1 tsp – Chat masala
  10. 1 tsp – Coriander powder
  11. Salt to taste
  12. Water to make a smooth batter
  13. Oil for cooking.


  1. Combine the besan, corn flour, onion, green chillies, tomato, cilantro leaves, black pepper powder, red chilli powder, chat masala, coriander powder and salt in a bowl.
  2. Add water to make a spread like batter.
  3. Now heat a non-stick tawa and pour a ladle of the batter and spread it like a dosa.
  4. Pour 1 tsp of oil on the sides, and cook on medium flame until the side is golden.
  5. Now turn it upside down and cook the other side till it turns to brown in colour and crispy.
  6. Serve hot with ketchup or green chutney.

Besan chilla is made with Besan, onion, green chillies and tomato; shallow fried on a tawa, it is a nutritious and easy-to-make breakfast or snack.