Besan Puda

Besan puda is a Indian crepe made with Besan (gram flour).  It’s a tasty Indian dish which can be eaten during breakfast or lunch.  

Besan puda is also very good to eat when you have cold.


2  cups Besan (Gram flour)

1  finely Chopped small onion 

1  finely chopped green chilly 

2  tb spoons finely chopped fresh coriander leaves

2  tsp crushed dry methi (fenugreek leaves)

½  tsp grated ginger

½  tsp cumin seeds

½  tsp ajwain seeds

Salt to taste

1 ¼  cup of water to make batter

Coconut oil for cooking

Making Besan Puda:

  1. In a bowl mix gram flour, onions, green chilly, coriander, fenugreek leaves together.
  2. Add water to make batter of little spreading consistency.
  3. Add cumin seeds, grated ginger, salt, ajwain* seeds and mix well.
  4. In a pan spread little bit of oil and pour ⅓ cup of batter and spread like pancakes and cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Put little bit of oil on sides. When you notice the top getting little dry or bottom is golden brown, turn the side.
  6. Let the other side cook for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.  
  7. Put little bit of coconut oil on both sides so it’s not dry.

Enjoy Besan Puda with yogurt, chutney and pickle.  You can also use it as a tortilla and make it into a wrap.

This puda is full of iron, fibre and protein.

Please give this recipe a try and leave your comments below.  

Eat healthy and be happy!

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