How to make Besan Omelet With Sprout Filling -

A vegetarian omelet made with besan and stuffed with sprouts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Gram flour, Moong sprouts (अंकुरित मूंग )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Besan Omelet With Sprout Filling

Besan Omelet With Sprout Filling Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Besan Omelet With Sprout Filling Recipe

  • Gram flour 1 1/2 cups

  • Moong sprouts blanched 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 5

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Yogurt 3 tablespoons

  • Tomatoes seeded and chopped 2 medium

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon


Step 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.

Step 2

Take sprouted moong in a bowl. Add tomatoes, remaining green chillies, remaining coriander leaves, salt, remaining chaat masala and lemon juice and mix.

Step 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.

Step 4

Place the stuffing on one side. Fold the other side over the filling.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving plate and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.