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1205 besan recipes

Last Updated : Jul 19,2021


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.

Maharashtrian PitlaMaharashtrian Pitla

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.

Paneer Cheese BallsPaneer Cheese Balls

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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chana dal and cabbage tikki recipe | healthy cabbage chana dal cutlet | non fried tikki Indian snack | chana dal cabbage tikki for weight and diabetes | with 20 amazing images. To make
Since gram flour is generally known for its thickening properties, besan sheera is very easy and quick to make. You can easily prepare it for functions, party or for sudden but special guests. Just ensure you roast the gram flour well to avoid a raw smell. Also, take care to serve hot.
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 ....
aloo pakora recipe | Punjabi style aloo pakora | potato bhajji | street style aloo pakora | aloo pakore | with amazing 26 images. aloo pakora ....
gujarati kadhi | traditional gujarati kadhi | how to make gujarati kadhi | with 12 amazing images Kadhi is a traditional Gujarati preparation of a wonderful sweet and spicy curd mixture thi ....
sprouts dhokla recipe | healthy sprouts dhokla | sprouted moong dhokla | sprouts dhokla with spinach | with 18 amazing images. Sprouts dhokla is a dhokla but no ....
paneer pakora | Punjabi style paneer pakora | paneer pakoda | how to make paneer pakora | with 28 amazing images Paneer pakora is a simple and easy snack. It is m ....
Punjabi matar paneer tikka masala | green peas paneer tikka masala recipe | mutter paneer with tikka masala | Jain matar paneer sabzi | 42 amazing images. Punjabi matar ....
This is a very unique, classically Indian toast that is made by tava-cooking bread coated with a batter of besan perked up with spice powders and veggies. The Besan Bread Toast has a crisp and spicy, veggie-dotted outer surface that reminds you of bhajiyas. This slowly gives way to the succu ....
microwave khaman dhokla recipe | instant khaman dhokla | quick Gujarati besan dhokla | with 20 amazing images. Instead of steaming traditional khaman dohokla for 15 minutes, we have a microwave ....
nylon khamman dhokla | Gujarati nylon khamman dhokla | instant nylon khamman dhokla | with 18 amazing images nylon khamman dhokla is a soft and fluffy steamed snack from the Gujarati repert ....
mohanthal | traditional gujarati mohanthal | rajasthani mohanthal | with 30 images. Mohanthal is a traditional Gujarati mithai with the ....
methi thalipeeth recipe | jowar methi thalipeeth | methi millet flat bread | kanda thalipeeth Maharashtrian Breakfast | with 39 amazing images. methi thalipeeth recipe
Many elders believe that if you want to have a quick and healthy meal, there’s nothing like khichdi! They are very right. Khichdi is so healthy even the leftover should not be wasted. So, here is a way of making parathas using khichdi combined with whole wheat flour and besan. The Masala Khichdi Par ....
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