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Besan Bread Toast | Besan Toast Recipe

Besan Bread Toast is tasty, easy to make tiffin recipe made with chickpea flour , spices , assorted vegetables and herbs.
Course Breakfast, Snack, Tiffin
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Bachelor's Cooking, Kids Recipes, Quick & Easy
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 4 makes
Calories 151kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 1 Cup Besan / Gram Flour / Chickpea Flour
  • 1 no Onion , medium size ,finely chopped
  • 1 no Tomato , medium size , finely chopped
  • 2 no Green Chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander Leaves, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Ajwain /Carom Seeds
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • ½-3/4 teaspoon Salt or as required
  • ⅓-1/2 Cup Water , as required
  • Oil for roasting , as required


  • In a wide bowl /small pan ,add 1 cup gram flour.
  • To this add ½ teaspoon turmeric powder , chilli powder , carom seeds, salt  and pinch of asafoetida .
  • Add in chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, green chillies and coriander leaves.
  • Add ⅓-1/2 cup of water ,part by part .
  • Whisk well everything such that no lumps are formed.
  • Adjust water if needed , the batter should be thick spoon dropping consistency but not free flowing.
  • Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a tava/griddle /frying pan.
  • Dip in the bread slice in a batter, with help of spoon place coat the batter evenly with the batter. Don't keep bread slice inside the batter for long as it may turn soggy.
  • Place it on the hot tava , drizzle some oil on corners and top. 
  • When the base becomes firm , flip and cook on other side.
  • Cook even on both sides till it looks golden brown, serve it along with coriander chutney and Tomato Ketchup.


  • Adding Asafoetida and carom seeds/ajwain is recommended as it helps in digestion .
  • Chickpeas releases phytic acid and few may feel gassy when used . To combat its effect , ajwain and asafoetida are used with Besan/ gram flour/Chickpea flour.


Calories: 151kcal