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1207 besan recipes

Last Updated : May 05,2021


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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The famous gujarati ‘ras-puri’ meal is incomplete without fajeto! fajeto cannot be classified as kadhi, dal or subzi… it is a class apart from any other recipe. What else can you expect from a classical preparation of mango juice cooked together with curds, besan and select spices? despite its uniqu ....
multigrain roti |mix 5 flour roti | healthy multigrain chapati | with 25 amazing images. Multigrain roti is made with 5 nutritious flours that provide iron, protein, fiber and vitamin b. We ....
besan ladoo recipe | besan ke ladoo | besan ladoo with step by step photos | with 20 amazing images. besan ladoo is one of the most popular mithai in Indian ....
These scrumptious cutlets are made of ragi and broccoli, perked up with spice powders, mint and spring onions. Potatoes add to the volume of the cutlet mix, while mint and spring onions give it a fabulous aroma and flavour. The Ragi and Broccoli Cutlets are rolled in oats, to give the outer su ....
paneer tikka in oven recipe | Punjabi paneer tikka in oven | paneer tikka | with 30 amazing images. A party without paneer tikka would be ....
mini bhakarwadi recipe | easy simple Indian snack bhakarwadi | how to make Maharashtrian bhakarwadi | Pune bhakarwadi | mini bhakarwadi is a famous tea time snack ....
pyaz ki kachori recipe | onion kachori | Jaipur pyaz ki kachori | with 14 amazing images. pyaz ki kachori probably originated in Jaipur, Jodhpur but are today popular throughout Rajasthan ....
dahi simla mirch ki sabzi recipe | dahiwale simla mirch | Indian capsicum curd curry | bell pepper yogurt curry | microwave sabzi | with 27 amazing images.
Punjabi missi roti recipe | Punjabi missi paratha | how to make Punjabi style missi roti | missi roti Punjabi breakfast | with 20 amazing images. Punjabi missi roti reci ....
dahi aloo recipe | dahi wale aloo ki sabzi | Rajasthani dahi wale aloo | potatoes in yogurt curry | 25 amazing images. dahi aloo recipe is a R ....
A perky potato curry with a mild bitterness that kindles an enjoyable tingle on your palate, Khatte Aloo is a simple and quick preparation of baby potatoes and cherry tomatoes cooked with tongue-tickling spice powders and a tangy curd-besan mixture, which gives a creamy yet light kadhi like consiste ....
Pakodas don’t always have to be onion-based. Here is an irresistibly crunchy and excitingly flavoured pakoda made with cabbage. Cabbage and coriander, held together with besan and spiced with chilli powder, make awesome pakodas, which taste great with green chutney. Serve the Cabbage Pakodas hot ....
vada pav recipe | Mumbai style vada pav | batata vada pav | wada pav | with amazing 26 amazing pictures. Mumbai’s very own burger, Mumbai style vada pav. The
tandoori paneer tikka recipe on tawa | paneer tikka on tava | Mughlai, Punjabi style paneer tikka | with amazing 25 images. tandoori paneer tikka recipe can be cooked on a tandoor or tawa. ....
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