Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Gobi-besan ka cheela

Gobi Besan ka cheela or veg-omelet are sure to satisfy your rumbling appetite and demanding taste buds. A simple and easy pancake recipe with gram flour combined with grated cauliflower onions and chillies and then spread on a pan with little oil..Cheela/veg omelet is quick to cook and very healthy as gram flour/besan is the main ingredient. Also known as Mumbai street food and good for office goers as it is quick and easy to make.Everybody has their own recipe of cheela.Actually i love trying it with different veggies.I got this recipe from one of my Facebook food group.


  1. 2 cups-Gram flour/besan
  2. 4 green chillies (Chopped,finely)
  3. 1/4 cup-Cauliflower/gobi (grated,finely)
  4. 1 onion ( chopped)
  5. 1/4 cup Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  6. 1/2tsp Turmeric powder/Haldi
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Oil for frying


  • Mix gram flour and all the ingredients and add 4-5 cups of water to make the smooth batter like dosa consistency .
  • Whisk well to ensure there are no lumps.
  • Heat a pan,drizzle a few drops of oil,pour a ladle full of batter into the pan and spread it evenly and thinly using the back of the ladle.Cook cheela on both sides,using a little more oil,till golden brown.
  • Serve hot with chutney or sauce.

  1. Add some semolina to  the cheela to make it more crispier.
  2. You can add some chopped tomatoes to make it more colourful and tasty.
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