Chickpea Pancakes

Preparation info
  • Makes


    (or more if smaller)
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Chilli & Mint: Indian Home Cooking from A British Kitchen

By Torie True

Published 2021

  • About

Chickpea pancakes are commonly found in North India and are often referred to as pudla, cheela or chilla. These protein-rich and gluten-free pancakes are made with chickpea flour (also known as gram flour). They are perfect for breakfast as they are speedy to prepare and cook, but are equally appetising for lunch or a light supper too. Getting the texture right is key. You want to aim for a pancake batter consistency: not too thick, not too runny. They are not unlike a dosa though smaller;