Besan Burji Recipe-Chickpea Flour Scramble Recipe

A vegan bhurji recipe with the goodness of besan and mixed vegetables makes for a healthy and filling breakfast. Serve along with a smoothie of your choice.

Archana's Kitchen
Besan Burji Recipe-Chickpea Flour Scramble Recipe
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Besan Burji Recipe is a delight for all the vegans. Usually people have notion that Bhurjis are made with egg but here we have come up with a slight variation by adding besan as the main ingredient. The Bhurji is tossed with sautéed vegetables. You can add any vegetable of your choice.

Besan also called as Chickpea Flour is a lentil batter which is high in protein as well. This will become a delicious breakfast recipe along with some toasted bread and seasonal fruits.

Serve the Besan Burji Recipe along with a Banana Almond & Prunes Smoothie Recipe as a healthy breakfast.

If you are looking for more Burji recipes here are some : 

  1. Egg And Ridge Gourd Burji (Peerkangai Muttai Poriyal) Recipe
  2. Paneer Capsicum Bhurji Recipe (Spicy Cottage Cheese Crumble)
  3. Broccoli Egg Bhurji Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: North Indian Breakfast
Diet: Vegan
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

45 M


4 Servings


    For Chickpea Batter
  • 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tablespoon Flax seed powder (flax meal)
  • 2 tablespoons Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • For Veggies
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , finely chopped
  • 1 cup Button mushrooms , sliced
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped

How to make Besan Burji Recipe-Chickpea Flour Scramble Recipe

  1. To begin making the Besan Burji Recipe we will make the batter and keep it ready.

  2. For the batter add gram flour, flax seed powder and curd into a large mixing bowl and keep aside.

  3. Heat a flat skillet, add oil and splutter the cumin seeds and fry the onions till it is translucent, once done add in the capsicum, mushrooms, green chilies and saute till the water from the mushrooms evaporate and the vegetables are cooked.

  4. Once the vegetables are cooked add in all the spice powders, turmeric powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder. Stir well to combine. Spread the vegetables evenly in the pan, then slowly pour in the mixed batter and cover all the vegetables.

  5. Cook on low heat for about 5 minutes. The batter gets slowly cooked at the edges. Now start mixing it slowly, making sure it does not become mushy.

  6. Keep stir frying till it becomes brown and takes in the texture of bhurji, add salt and coriander leaves at this point. 

  7. Serve the Besan Burji Recipe along with a Banana Almond & Prunes Smoothie Recipe as a healthy breakfast.