Recipe – Mini Besan Chilla / Mini Gram Flour Pancake / Mini Besan dosa

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Serves: 4


  • Besan (gram flour): 1 cup
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon or to taste
  • Black pepper powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds: ¼ teaspoon
  • Onion: finely chopped, 1 tablespoon
  • Tomato: finely chopped, 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander leaves: finely chopped, 1 tablespoon
  • Ginger: 1 teaspoon, finely chopped or crushed
  • Green chili: 1, finely chopped or crushed
  • Water: as required
  • Oil: to roast


  • In a bowl mix gram flour, salt, black pepper powder, red chili powder, cumin seeds, ginger and mix well.
  • Adding water make a thin dropping consistency batter. Add little water at a time and mix to check the consistency.
  • In another small bowl add the finely chopped onion, tomato, coriander leaves and green chilli. Mix and keep aside.
  • Heat mini chilla pan.
  • Pour ½ tablespoon of the batter in each mold of the mini chilla pan.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of the onion tomato pieces on each chilla and press using a spatula.
  • Spread little oil over the circle. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Flip it carefully. Spread little oil again. Cook it till it turns golden brown from both the sides.
  • Take out and serve hot.



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