Besan Chickpea flour Gram flour recipes

Besan Chickpea flour Gram flour recipes. Besan recipes / chickpea flour recipes/ Gram flour recipes.

Besan or chickpea flour is known as gram flour / kadale hittu / kadale mavu / chana daliche peeth / harabhara daliche peeth in Indian languages.

Besan is a very versatile flour used in Indian cooking. It is used to make sweets as well as  savories. It is used to make snacks, curries, roties etc. It is used to make fried snacks such as pakoda, batata vada. It is also used to make steamed snack such as dhokla.

Besan Chickpea flour Gram flour recipes

Besan burfi - Indian dessert

Besan burfi - Indian dessert and festival sweet recipe made with Besan / gram flour/ chickpea flour.

How to make Besan laddoo - Chickpea flour balls

Besan laddo is made with bengal gram dal flour / chickpea flour. A must for traditional festivals such as Diwali festival.


Besan kadhi is made with gram flour and buttermilk or yogurt.

Serve as hot beverage or with plain rice or dal khichadi.


Gujrati Dhokla

- Gujarati steamed dhokla - khaman dhokla.

A steamed snack made with chickpea flour.


Batata vada or aloo bonda

Batata vada is a popular snack item made with boiled potatoes and besan / chickpea flour.

Batate vada is served by itself along with chutney or stuffed in a pav/bun to make Mumbai vada pav.

Pakora - pakoda - fritters with besan - gram flour

Baby corn pakoda - Baby corn fritters

Baby corn pakoda - Baby corn fritters - Favorite snack for kids. Served in restaurants too.


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