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Besan ki Sabji

Steamed Besan Ki Sabji or Gram flour Dumplings Stir fry

Steamed Besan Ki Sabji or Gram flour Dumplings Stir fry. Gluten free and ready in 30 minutes. What else can one ask for !
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, brunch, Main Course, Main Dish, Snack
Cuisine north indian
Servings 4


  • 1 cup besan
  • 1/4 cup curd
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 tbsp kasuri methi
  • 1 Green chili chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • water to mix

For the tempering

  • 1 tsp mustard oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 tsp methi seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp jeera seeds
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder reduce if you want less spicy
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander to garnish


  • Mix all ingredients for the besan batter together. And steam in a steamer for 10-15 minutes till a toothpick comes out clean. Set aside for cooling.
  • In a heavy bottom kadai, heat mustard oil and add the dry sabut spices. Namely - mustard, jeera, methi seeds, coriander seeds. Sauté till they turn lightly brown.
  • Add onions and Sauté further till onions are brown. Add dry spices
  • Chop the steamed besan in to squares and add to the kadhai. Sauté for 3-4 minutes
  • Enjoy with raita and phulka or a starter in itself with evening drink or beer.
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