Popular dish prepared during the Thadri festival in Sindhi. Besani is a savory flatbread made with chickpea flour. Because of its good shelf like it is an excellent travel food.


  • 1 1/2 cups chickpea flour
  • 1/3 cup + 2 tbsp wheat flour
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup coriander
  • 1 tablespoon chillies
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons red chilly powder
  • 1 tablespoon dry mango powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. Mix all the ingredients with ¼ cup oil. Knead to form a stiff dough. Add water if needed.
  2. Divide the dough into equal parts and roll each part into thick flatbreads.
  3. Cook besani on tava on both sides until it turns golden brown. Apply oil on each side. .
  4. Serve besani hot with raita or yogurt.

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