Besan Omelet With Sprout Filling

A vegetarian omelet made with besan and stuffed with sprouts. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Besan Omelet With Sprout Filling
Main Ingredients Gram flour, Moong sprouts
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Besan Omelet With Sprout Filling

  • 1 1/2 cups Gram flour
  • 1 cup Moong sprouts blanched
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 5 Green chillies chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Yogurt
  • 2 medium Tomatoes seeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice


  1. Take gram flour in a bowl. Add salt, half teaspoon chaat masala, red chilli powder, carom seeds, turmeric powder, half the green chillies, half the coriander leaves, onion and yogurt and mix. Add sufficient water and mix to make a smooth batter.
  2. Take sprouted moong in a bowl. Add tomatoes, remaining green chillies, remaining coriander leaves, salt, remaining chaat masala and lemon juice and mix.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Pour a ladle full of batter in the pan and spread it all around. Drizzle a little oil all around and cook till the underside is done. Flip over and cook the other side too.
  4. Place the stuffing on one side. Fold the other side over the filling.
  5. Transfer into a serving plate and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 903
Carbohydrates 150.2
Protein 49.9
Fat 11.4
Other Fiber Fiber- 32.4gm