Besan Bread Toast Recipe

Besan bread toast is an easy-to-make snack that has a crisp and spicy flavor and very hard to resist. It makes for a perfect morning or evening delicacy and can even be packed for a quick bite in office/school. Although it is savored without any side dish, a green chutney or tomato ketchup can complete the experience. Read on to know how to prepare this mouth-watering dish in no time.

  • Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 5-8 minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 slices
Besan Bread Toast Recipe


  • Gram flour (Besan – 1 cup)
  • Red chili powder (½ tsp)
  • Turmeric (¼ tsp)
  • 4 Bread slices (brown or white)
  • Carom seeds (Ajwain – ¼ tsp)
  • Dry mango powder (Amchur – ½ tsp)
  • Salt (¼ tsp)
  • Asafetida (Hing – 1 pinch)
  • Finely chopped green chili (1)
  • Finely chopped onion (2 tbsp)
  • Ginger paste (¼ tsp)
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves (1 tbsp)
  • Finely chopped capsicum (2 tbsp)
  • Oil (as per requirement)


  1. Put the gram flour (besan) in a large mixing bowl and add the chili powder, carom seeds, turmeric, dry mango powder, salt, and asafetida (hing)
  2. Add water to the mixture and whisk till the paste is smooth
  3. Next, add ginger paste, chopped chili, onions, capsicum and coriander leaves
  4. Mix everything well until you get a thick batter with flowing consistency
  5. Dip the bread slice into the batter, immersing both sides one by one
  6. Apply a little oil to the pan and put the coated bread on it. Keep the flame low
  7. Once the bread turns golden brown in color, flip it over and cook other side
  8. Make sure that the mixture is completely soaked and cooked completely by gently pressing the bread a with a spatula.

Serve it with tomato sauce or green chutney for an unforgettable experience!