Recipe – Veg Omelette / Besan Chilla


Veg Omelette / Besan Chilla / Gram Flour Pancake

Who doesn't love a yummy addition to their weight loss journey? Veg Omelette/ Besan Chilla is rich in soluble fibre and contributes towards weight loss. These gram flour pancakes are super easy and quick to make. Try it out!
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 people
Author pinchofclover


  • Mixing bowl & a frying pan


  • 1 cup Gram flour/ Besan
  • 1 small Onion (fine chopped)
  • 1 small Tomato (fine chopped)
  • 2 tbsp. Corriander (fine chopped)
  • 1 Green Chilli (fine chopped)
  • 1 tbsp. Garlic (fine chopped), optional.
  • A pinch of Asafoetida/ Hing
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water (for semi thick consistency)


  1. Add all the mentioned ingredients to a mixing bowl and ensure to pour water gradually. Whisk until you have a smooth semi-thick paste as shown.
  2. Take a pan, grease it will oil, or clarified butter(ghee). Pour 1/4th cup of the batter into the pan.  
  3. Once the chilla starts turning golden yellow, that’s when you should flip it.
  4. Fry both sides until nice golden yellow/brown. Take out in a plate, if you are on a diet, serve it as it is, or otherwise grease it with a little butter.
  5. Pair it with tomato ketchup, or any other chutney of your choice & Indulge!

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