Feb 25, 2024, 04:47 PM IST

10 besan-based snacks from around India

Kajari Goswami

Gram flour legacies: It is a staple in most Indian kitchens.

Chakli: It is a crispy spiral snack.

Pakodas: Pakodas can be made using any vegetable.

Khandvi: It is a rolled gram flour sheet. This dish originates from Gujarat.

Cheela: These pancakes are made with gram flour and chopped-up vegetables.

Laddoo: This dessert is made with roasted gram flour added with ghee, sugar, and cardamom.

Dhokla: These spongy cakes are steamed. It is made of besan and is a Gujarati snack.

Gathiya: This too is a Gujarati snack made with besan, carom seeds and ghee.

Nylon Sev: These thin, crunchy noodles are made from gram flour. It is a popular topping for chaats.