17th June 2024

Besan Toast

Besan Toast

Besan toast is a very easy to make snack. It is sliced bread coated with a batter of besan (gram flour)  and a few other ingredients. You can serve it with tomato ketchup. For a recipe of homemade Hot and Sweet Ketchup (click here)

Yield: 3 to 4 Pieces

Prep. Time: 10 Mins. + Standing

Cooking Time: 16 to 18 Mins.


[ Standard Measure : 1 cup = 250 ml ]

  • Bread Slices – 3 to 4
  • Besan – ¾ cup
  • Rawa – 1 tbsp.
  • Onion (finely chopped) – 1 small
  • Tomato (finely chopped) – 1 small
  • Green Chilly (finely chopped) – 1 to 2
  • Ajwain – ¼ tsp. (optional)
  • Red Chilly Powder – ¼ tsp.
  • Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp.
  • Hing – a pinch
  • Oil – as needed
  • Salt – ½ tsp.

Step 1:     Take all the ingredients except the oil in a bowl and add about 1/3 cup (80 ml) water. Mix and make a batter (it should have no lumps, like a dosa batter). Keep aside for 15 minutes.

Making of Besan Toast

Making of Besan Toast

Making of Besan Toast

Step 2:     Heat a frying pan and drizzle some oil (½ tsp.) on the pan.

Step 3:     Dip the slices of bread into the batter and coat them well. Then place them on the frying pan, two at a time and cook them for 3 to 4 minutes on low heat. Drizzle some oil on the top (½ tsp.) before turning over and then cook further for another 3 to 4 minutes. Serve hot.

Making of Besan Toast

Making of Besan Toast


  • The cooking has to be done on low heat as the besan has to cook well.

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