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Besan and Green Pea Chilla ( Microwave Recipe )

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બેસન અને લીલા વટાણાના ચીલા ની રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Besan and Green Pea Chilla ( Microwave Recipe ) in Gujarati) 

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besan and green peas chilla is an Indian pancake made from besan, green peas, spices and fruit salt. Ever heard of making chillas in a microwave? Um, how do you make a pancake without a pan? We thought it worth a try, and were amazed by how easy and tasty it turned out to be.

It is so hassle-free that you can actually make fresh Besan and Green Pea Chilla in front of your guests, without worrying about smoke or oil fumes!

However, remember to add the fruit salt just before you make the Besan and Green Pea Chillas and mix slowly, or else they will not turn out nice and soft.

Greasing the plate each time is a must so that the Besan and Green Pea Chillas don’t stick to the plate.

See why this is a healthy besan green peas chilla? Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also higher protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation.

You can try more recipes like Khaman-Dhokla, Atta Ka Sheera, Baingan-Bhurta and many more, using your modern kitchen helper, the Microwave,to make it ever so quickly.

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Besan and Green Pea Chilla ( Microwave Recipe ) recipe - How to make Besan and Green Pea Chilla ( Microwave Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     12Makes 12 chilas
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Ingredients

For Besan and Green Pea Chilla
1 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 cup coarsely crushed green peas
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste
3/4 tsp fruit salt
oil for greasing

For Serving With Besan and Green Pea Chilla
green chutney
Method

For besan and green pea chilla

    For besan and green pea chilla
  1. To make besan and green pea chilla, combine all the ingredients along with ½ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Grease a 250 mm. (10”) diameter microwave safe plate with a little oil, pour 2 tbsp of the batter on it and spread it lightly using a spoon to form a 75 mm. (3”) diameter circle. You can make 3 such chillas on a plate in one batch, while ensuring to keep enough space between them.
  3. Microwave the chillas on high for 2 minutes.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make 9 more chillas in 3 more batches.
  5. Serve the besan and green pea chilla immediately with green chutney.

Besan and Green Pea Chilla ( Microwave Recipe ) recipe with step by step photos

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what is besan and green pea chilla made of ?

  1. what is besan and green pea chilla made of ? is made from 1 cup besan (bengal gram flour), 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania), 1 cup coarsely crushed green peas, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies, 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing), salt to taste and 3/4 tsp fruit salt. See below image of list of ingredients for besan and green pea chilla.

batter for besan and green pea chilla

  1. To make batter for chilla, in a bowl put 1 cup besan (bengal gram flour).
  2. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  3. Add 1 cup cooked and coarsely crushed green peas.
  4. Add 1 tsp chilli powder.
  5. Add 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies.
  6. Add 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing).
  7. Add salt to taste. We added 1/2 tsp salt.
  8. Add ½ cup of water.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Add 3/4 tsp fruit salt.
  11. Mix gently after adding fruit salt.

making microwave besan and green pea chilla

  1. Grease a 250 mm. (10”) diameter microwave safe plate with a little oil.
  2. Pour 2 tbsp of the batter on it and spread it lightly using a spoon to form a 75 mm. (3”) diameter circle. You can make 3 such chillas on a plate in one batch, while ensuring to keep enough space between them.
  3. Microwave the chillas on high for 2 to 3 minutes. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make 9 more chillas in 3 more batches.
  4. Chillas after microwaving.
  5. Serve the microwave besan and green pea chilla immediately with green chutney.

making tava besan and green pea chilla

  1. Heat a non stick pan and grease with little oil.
  2. Pour 2 tbsp of the batter on the tava and spread it lightly using a spoon to form a 75 mm. (3”) diameter circle. You can make 3 such chillas on a tava in one batch, while ensuring to keep enough space between them.
  3. Cook on medium heat for 30 to 45 seconds.
  4. Brush the top with oil.
  5. Flip the chilla.
  6. Cook again till both sides are golden brown.
  7. Serve the tava besan and green pea chilla immediately with green chutney.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per chila
Energy98 cal
Protein6 g
Carbohydrates16 g
Fiber5.2 g
Fat1.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium17.3 mg

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Reviews

Besan Chila ( Microwave Recipe )
5
 on 23 Feb 15 05:15 PM


Wow the veggies lend a great mouth feel and taste to these chillas. And this is so so quick. The best thing is even if 2 people want to sit togather for dinner, this is really useful. 3 pancakes can be cooked at timeand that too in just 2 minutes.
Besan Chila ( Microwave Recipe )
3
 on 12 Mar 13 10:00 AM


This recipe is quick and easy.. literally cooks in 1 min or less. However chilas made on tava cannot be beat:).