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1209 besan recipes

Last Updated : Oct 21,2019


बेसन रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (besan recipes in Hindi)
ચણાનો લોટ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (besan recipes in Gujarati)

besan recipes, 1206 veg recipes using Besan

In the case of Indian cuisine, besan should be called all-purpose flour instead of Maida!

besan recipes. besan indian recipe collection. Besan or gram flour is a pale yellow colored, nutty flavored flour made by grinding Chana dal (Bengal gram). The Chana dal can be either raw or roasted, when roasted it has a stronger flavor which is better than the raw bitter flour. Besan is high in protein content, gluten-free and rich in other nutrients like magnesium, calcium, zinc, and iron. Owing anti-microbial properties, besan is mixed with different ingredients to create a home-made pack that acts as a cleanser in exfoliating all types of skin.

You can make besan flour at home by grinding (preferably roasted) Bengal gram in a food processor until the mixture becomes a fine powder. You can store this flour in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to six months or in the freezer for up to twelve months.

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Be it the sweet Gujarati Kadhi, Rajasthani Pakoda kadhi or the Punjabi kadhi, besan forms an integral part in these dishes. Apart from that, besan is used exclusively as the main ingredient in a variety of dishes like pakora, authentic Gujarati snacks like Khandvi, Khaman Dhokla and Rajasthani gravies like gatte ki subzi. Maharashtra's famous batata vada, bhajji pav, pitla, zunka etc. Besan can be used as a thickener in gravies, as a batter for frying,the binding agent in kebab/patty or as an egg replacer.

Indian starter recipes using besan

Chickpea flour is very absorbent and can be used as a binding agent while making varieties of appetizers (be it kebab/tikka/patty). Give a healthy twist to the very famous aloo tikki? You can surely munch on them guilt-free. Also, these sprouts tikki can be relished for starter or evening snacks with tongue-tickling chutneys.

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How about marinating some cottage cheese with curd and dry spices? The addition of besan to the marinade helps in binding all the ingredients together. Relish hot paneer tikka with mint chutney! You can even deep fry some crumbly, melt-in-the-mouth Paneer cheese balls or cocktail-sized vegetable kebab for your next party!

It is also used to make an array of dry snacks like South India's ribbon sev, Gujarat's fafda, chakli or fried masala peanut.

Besan Chilla recipes

Tomato Omelette RecipeTomato Omelette Recipe

Escalate your energy levels at the start of the day with these light on tummy, easy to make besan chilla. This protein-packed, low in calories chilla is surely going to lead you to a beautiful day. Try making Lauki chilla which is packed with the succulence of bottle gourd, tanginess of curd and the warmth of chilli powder. If you don't like lauki then flip some tomato omelette. You can savour them with pickle or a bowl of curd.

Indian Sweet Recipes using Besan

Motichoor Ke LadooMotichoor Ke Ladoo

Traditional Indian Mithai recipes made from besan like Mysore Pak, Sweet Boondi and Mohanthal are loved by one and all. Using sweet boondi, you can even prepare delicious Motichoor Ke Ladoo. Other than these Indian sweets like Besan barfi, Besan laddoo, Baked Besan gujiya and Besan sheera are quick and easy to make.

You can even make besan laddoo in a microwave oven. In all these recipes, make sure you roast the besan well to avoid a raw smell. An addition of cardamom powder and mixed dry-fruits enhances the taste and texture greatly. You can make these delights for festive occassions like Ganesh Chaturthi and Diwali. They also make a good treat for kids.

Enjoy our collection of 1206 veg recipes using Besan and cook new delights every day!



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Magaz is a melt-in-the-mouth mithai made with the energizing combination of besan, sugar and ghee. The rich flavour of this laddoo-like sweet depends on how well you cook the besan. It is important to roast it uniformly, till a rich smell comes. Keep stirring it so that it does not char. The proport ....
microwave doodhi muthia recipe | quick lauki muthia | doodhi na muthia | with 31 amazing pictures A traditional and healthy Gujarati snack made with grated doodhi and s ....
Zucchini combines with carrots to make an unusual, colourful, and attractive pancake that will tickle the taste buds. Serve with ketchup or a chutney of your choice. Smaller versions can also be served as a party snack.
I’d say, “steam them, season them, and gobble them up!” you should ideally follow this process in quick succession and serve the palak methi na muthia soon after steaming—as freshness ensures the greatest satisfaction as far as this dish goes. It does take a while to painstakingly clean and chop ....
A combination of healthy flours and vegetables is used to make these nourishing rotis. Cabbage adds crunch to this multi-flour roti while methi gives it a classic aroma and flavour. A squeeze of lemon gives the Nutritious Cabbage and Methi Rotis a tongue-tickling tang, avoiding the urge to have ....
doodhi muthiya | Gujarati doodhi muthia | dudhi na muthia | steamed lauki muthia | with 25 amazing images. doodhi muthiya is a fist-shaped steamed snack that's mu ....
Monsoon is simply incomplete without Aloo Pakora! Potato slices, coated with a spicy batter and deep-fried, these pakoras give you everything your palate will ask for on a cool and rainy day – a dash of spice, lots of crunch and loads of fun. The best part is that it is quite easy to make, no rocket ....
Batata vada is another gujarati dish that has broken all geographical and cultural barriers to become world-famous! nothing but crisp potato fritters encased in a gram flour batter, these are enjoyed occasionally by all… while some even go a step ahead and make it a part of their weekly or even dail ....
sev recipes | besan sev | homemade sev | besan sev for chaats | sev for diwali | with 20 amazing images. Sev also called
masala khakhra | whole wheat masala khakhra | Gujarati whole wheat masala khakhra | healthy whole wheat masala Khakhra | with 17 amazing images masala khakhra, a ....
corn dosa | instant corn dosa | no fermentation sweet corn dosa | with 16 amazing images corn dosa is made from a batter of blended juicy sweet corn, small amount of besan which helps in b ....
Bread has a knack of giving any snack a wonderful texture, which is both crisp and melt-in-the-mouth. This Bread Palak Pakora is an interesting experiment that harnesses this quality of bread. Made with a dough of bread and palak strengthened with besan and flavoured with spices, these pakoras h ....
Uttapam ready in a jiffy without having to soak, grind or ferment the batter! Yes, this is an instant variety that uses a perfect mix of oats flour and whole wheat flour fortified with a good dose of veggies too. It has a scrumptious mouth-feel and absolutely awesome flavour that is sure to kick ....
Protein-rich soya granules make a very versatile ingredient, which is liked by young and old alike. It fits well into a lot of dishes, from upmas to subzis. Here is a strikingly flavourful preparation of soya granules and mashed potatoes made into mint-flavoured koftas, which are dunked in a tomato- ....
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