Dish Description

Gluten Free and Vegan Crepe / Savory Pancake made in Gujarat and surrounding areas. Besan Methi Cheela is a high protein Gluten Free + Vegan Savory pancake made with Fresh Fenugreek leaves and Chickpea flour.

Serving Size
Serving Time
20 min
  • 1. 1 cup gram (Chickpeas) flour (Available at Indian grocery stores)
  • 2. 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 3. 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 4. 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 5. 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 6. 1/4 bunch organic Cilantro chopped
  • 7. 1 tablespoon dry fenugreek (methi) leaves (optional; available at Indian grocery stores)
  • 8. 1/2 cup fresh methi (fenugreek) leaves chopped (available at Indian grocery stores)
  • 9. 1/2 cup avocado oil
  • 10. Salt to taste, water as needed
  • Mix all the ingredients with water into a thick liquid paste until smooth, similar to pancake batter
  • Heat a frying pan on low flame
  • Grease the frying pan with 1 tablespoon of oil
  • Pour 1/4 cup of the mixture into the pan and spread it into a round shape, exactly like making pancakes
  • Let it bubble and cook
  • Flip when done on one side and cook the other side until darkish yellow
  • Repeat until all the mixture is used