Besan cabbage chila chickpeas pan cake

Besan chila is traditional breakfast recipe.Its  quick pan cake made using chickpeas and rice flour.Vegetables like Onion ,tomatoes,chilies can be added in it for increasing nutrition value.It can be served with choice of chutney or just sauce.It  makes perfect meal accompanied with any vegetable curry as well.
I have added grated cabbage to make besan cabbage chilla to make this more healthy. You can add any choice of vegetables grated or chopped in besan chila.Enjoy making this yummy breakfast chickpeas pan cakes.


  • Besan/ chickpeas flour 2 cup
  • Rice flour 1 tb spoon
  • Curd 1 cup
  • Cabbage 1/2 cup
  • Tomato 1
  • Onion 1
  • Green chili 2
  • Coriander leaves small bunch
  • Water 1 cup
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil 2 tb spoon


  1. Take a big bowl and mix besan and rice flour in it.
  2. Wash ans chop all vegetables.
  3. Add curd in it flour and keep it aside for half hour.
  4. Add finely chopped tomatoes , cabbage, chilies and coriander leaves in mixture and mix well.
  5. Add dry spices and water in batter.
  6. Heat non stick pan and apply oil on it.
  7. Pour one bowl of batter on pan and spread it to make a chila.
  8. Roast chila on both sides and apply oil if necessary.
  9. Serve besan , cabbage chila with chutaney.

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