Breakfast Recipes

Besan Cheela Quesadilla 🌮🥑

This Besan Cheela Quesadilla is a delightful fusion of Indian and Mexican flavors, bringing together the best of both worlds in a single, mouthwatering dish. To start, the Besan Cheela forms the heart of the recipe. Besan, or chickpea flour, is combined with chopped onions, cumin powder, turmeric powder, and a touch of black salt. This mixture creates a batter with a pancake-like consistency, which is then skillfully cooked until golden brown on both sides. The result is a flavorful and savory base that sets the stage for the fusion to come.

Enter the Avocado Salsa—a refreshing and zesty addition that introduces the Mexican twist. Diced avocados, green onions, finely chopped green chili, and halved cherry tomatoes join forces, creating a vibrant and textured salsa. A dash of salt, black pepper powder, and a squeeze of lemon juice enhance the medley, providing a burst of citrusy goodness. This avocado salsa not only adds a pop of color but also introduces a creamy, cool element that complements the warmth of the besan cheela. Now, the assembly begins. Picture a tortilla, the canvas for this culinary masterpiece. A layer of shredded cheese is sprinkled, creating a gooey foundation. On top of this cheesy layer, a besan cheela is delicately placed, followed by a generous spoonful of the avocado salsa. Another tortilla crowns the creation, and the ensemble is pressed gently to marry the flavors.

In a hot pan, the quesadilla takes center stage. A touch of oil, a sizzle, and the transformation begins. The cheese melts, the tortillas crisp up, and the besan cheela and avocado salsa meld into a harmonious union. A flip, a golden brown finish on the other side, and the Besan Cheela Quesadilla is ready to be sliced into wedges. The result is a dish that tantalizes the taste buds with the earthy notes of besan cheela, the creamy richness of avocado, and the gooey goodness of melted cheese. It’s a culinary journey that bridges continents and brings together diverse flavors in a symphony of tastes. Enjoy this fusion creation as a satisfying meal or share it with friends and family for a unique dining experience that celebrates the best of both Indian and Mexican cuisines.

Besan Cheela Quesadilla

A delectable fusion, this Besan Cheela Quesadilla marries the savory charm of Indian besan cheela with the vibrant freshness of Mexican avocado salsa, all encased in a cheesy embrace between tortillas.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Fusion, Indo-Mexican
Keyword avocado salsa, besan cheela, Fajita Quesadilla, fusion recipe, indo-mexican, quesadilla, shredded cheese, tortilla
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3


Besan Cheela:

  • 1 cup Besan chickpea flour
  • 1/2 cup Chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp Black salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder

Avocado Salsa:

  • 1 Avocado diced
  • 2 tbsp Green onions finely chopped
  • 1 Green chili finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice

Other Ingredients:

  • 4 Tortillas
  • 1 cup Shredded cheese
  • Oil for roasting


  • In a mixing bowl add all the ingredients of cheela and combine well.
  • In an another bowl mash the avocado and combine with other ingredients and set aside.
  • Pour a ladle of cheela batter on hot tawa and spread out in round, add little oil to roast.
  • Place a tortilla on top and flip it. Spread avocado salsa mix on one half.
  • Add some shredded cheese, fold into half and roast well on both sides.
  • Cut it into wedges and serve with hot sauce.



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