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 the 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.
Mix all the above mentioned ingredients (except oil).
Add some 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 back of the ladle to make a round cheela.
Drizzle some oil around edges & cook on one side. Then flip it over &
cook the other side too.