How to make Besan Cheela Pizza -

Give the common besan cheela a new identity by turning it into a pizza base with a topping of your choice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan) (बेसन), Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Besan Cheela Pizza

Besan Cheela Pizza Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Besan Cheela Pizza Recipe

  • Gram flour (besan) 1½ cups

  • Mozzarella cheese grated For topping

  • Processed cheese grated For topping

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Green capsicum seeded and cut into thin strips 1 medium

  • Tomatoes seeded and cut into thin strips 2 medium

  • Tomato ketchup as required

  • Oil for cooking

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder ½ teaspoon

  • Chaat masala ½ teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Combine gram flour, coriander powder, chaat masala, cumin powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt in a bowl. Add water as required and whisk well into a smooth and thick batter.

Step 2

Heat some oil on a non-stick tawa. Pour ladlefuls of batter and spread into small roundels. Lower heat and cook till the underside is done. Flip and cook till the other side is done.

Step 3

Flip again and spread some tomato ketchup on each cheela. Place some tomato strips, capsicum strips and onion slices on top. Top with mozzarella cheese and processed cheese, cover and cook till cheese melts.

Step 4

Serve hot.

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