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Vegan Egg Free Omlette

Besan or Chickpea Flour or Gram Flour is an excellent substitute of eggs for vegans and vegetarians.  This is an egg free omlette recipe with a variety of veggies.  You can use carrots, tomatoes too.

Besan/Gram flour/Chickpea flour - 1 cup
Rice flour - 1/4 cup (optional)
Cabbage - about 300 gms
Onion - 1 big
Green chillies - 8
Coriander/Cilantro leaves - 1/3 cup

1. Finely chop onion, cabbage, green chillies and cilantro.  
2. In a mixing bowl, add chopped veggies, chickpea flour, rice flour and salt.  Add about 1 cup water and mix all the ingredients well.  Add more water if required.  Consistency is like whisked omlette or dosa batter.  Mix well to remove lumps if any.
3. Heat a pan and add about 1/2 tsp oil.  Pour a ladle full of the batter and spread it evenly.  Add little more oil and roast both sides till golden brown.
4. Serve Besan Omlette with tomato ketchup or coriander chutney.


  1. this omletee sounds delicious..first i thought its with egg.but looks like egg omlette but just vegetarian version of pancake.
    very simple one.

  2. that really innovative omlette...perfect for vegetarians...:)

  3. Yummy... perfect as a breakfast item.

  4. we call rhis cheela..and add cabbage,sometimes cucumber/ it...perfect of bf

  5. lovely omlette without eggs,simply superb uma

  6. very yummy veg omlette...will make it

  7. It tastes yummy...My mom used to make it and thanks for sharing...

  8. we too call it besan ka cheela or chilla. loved ur take on it.

  9. Veggie version Omlete looks perfect dear, healthy option of Omlete.

  10. Whenever i runout of eggs, i do this vegetarian omelette, yummy dear!

  11. wow delicious omelet nice recipe i love it

  12. That perfect vegetable omlette with a touch of chilli

  13. besan veg omlette sound kool, heard abt it, never tasted tho'...a must try one..

  14. sounds interesting..sure going to have for this evening!!

  15. Thanks Prani, Suman, Az, Sanyukta, Sushma, Pavithra, Sridevi, Kshipra, Sathya, Priya, Style, El Oteador, Malar, Arthi for the kind words of appreciation.

    Sanyukta, next time i'll try with cucumber or carrots. Thanks for sharing these variations.

  16. healthy breakfast and looks easy to make. grear uma

  17. am glad you found it good Krishnaveni!

  18. Hey..Uma too good..gurl..I will definitely try...its definitely UMA Culinary school kinda RECIPE.

  19. thanks for such Wonderful words Harman! Do try and let me know how it turned out.

  20. O great relief for todays snack. And this is absolutely new for me. Its healthy.


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