How to make Besan Ke Pude - Besan chillas stuffed with cheese and khari boondi mixture

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan) (बेसन), Cheese (चीज़)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Besan Ke Pude

The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet. 
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra. 

For more recipes related to Besan Ke Pude checkout Khaman Dhokla, Besan Egg Chilla, Besan Pancake With Sprouts And Paneer, Khaman Dhokla . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Vegetable Shammi Kebabs, Spicy Chicken Legs, French Macaroons, Paneer And Peanut Fingers.

Besan Ke Pude Recipe Card

Besan Ke Pude

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Besan Ke Pude Recipe

  • Gram flour (besan) 3 cups

  • Cheese grated 1 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoons

  • Ginger-garlic-green chilli paste 1 tablespoons

  • Buttermilk 2-3 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Boondi 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 1 cup

  • Oil to cook


Step 1

Heat a non stick tawa.

Step 2

Mix together gram flour, asafoetida, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic-green chilli paste in a bowl. Add buttermilk and salt and mix well to make a smooth batter of pouring consistency.f

Step 3

Mix together cheese, khari boondi and coriander leaves in another bowl. Add paneer and mix well.

Step 4

For each puda spread ½ tsp oil on the hot tawa. Put a ladleful of batter and spread it to a thin puda.

Step 5

Spread some of the cheese mixture over it. Drizzle 1 tsp oil on all sides and cook till the underside is golden.

Step 6

Roll the puda, transfer into a serving plate and serve hot.

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