Looking for some healthy and nutritious first meal of the day? Then try this yummy and easy to prepare 'Oats Cheela' in a mini version. Great for kids lunch box meal and after school snack too. It can be enjoyed with any side dish, yoghurt, chutney or pickle.
These cheelas are a great substitute to any store bought bread or any kind of Indian bread. It is especially a diabetic friendly recipe, where you can add any finely chopped veggies or greens as per preference and availability. So check for a step by step pictorial recipe to prepare it.
- 1 cup oats, dry roasted & ground
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 small tomato, chopped
- 1 tsp. ginger, chopped
- 1 tsp. garlic, chopped
- 1-2 green chilies, chopped
- 3 tbsp. celery leaves, chopped
- salt to taste
- 1 tbsp. fresh grated coconut
- 2 tbsp. roasted chickpea flour
- 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
- pinch of asafoetida
- 1 tsp. nigella seeds
- 1 tsp. sesame seeds
- 1 tsp. chopped pistachios
- 1 tbsp. chopped almonds
- 1/2 tsp. red chili flakes
- oil to shallow fry
In a bowl, mix together all the above mentioned ingredients (except oil). Add required quantity of water and make a batter of pouring consistency.
Keep it aside for 10-15 minutes. Adjust the consistency again and add more water if needed.
Heat a non-stick pan and brush with some oil. Pour 1-2 ladleful of the batter and spread it with the back of the ladle to make a round cheela .
Drizzle some oil around the edges and cook on one side. Then flip it over and cook the other side too. When done transfer to a plate.
Make similar cheelas with the remaining batter and serve them hot with chutney, sauce, yoghurt, pickle or any side dish.
In a bowl, mix together all the above mentioned ingredients (except oil).
Add required quantity of water & make a batter of pouring consistency.
Heat a non-stick pan & brush with some oil. Pour 1-2 ladleful of the batter
and spread it with the back of the ladle to make a round cheela .
Drizzle some oil around the edges & cook on one side. Then flip it over &
cook the other side too.