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Veg Cheela Recipe – Mixed Veg Besan Cheela- Besan- Veg Pancake Recipe

Veg Cheela Recipe – Mixed Veg Besan Cheela- Besan- Veg Pancake Recipe

Besan chilla is a savory pancake prepared with chopped veggies, chickpea flour and few spices-herbs. These highly nutritious besan mix veg cheelas makes a perfect and delicious recipe for breakfast or supper. These super tasty and healthy cheelas are a perfect to break the monotony of typical toast and parantha breakfast. Pack these delicious cheelas in lunch for kids, they will like it for sure!

These cheelas prepared with various veggies keeps one full for long and not only make a perfect breakfast but can be prepared for brunch as well. To enhance the taste of besan mix veg cheelas, serve them with any Indian chutney or dip like green coriander chutney, tomato ketchup or pickle, everyone will like them for sure. So, here sharing another delightful recipe of Besan mix veg cheela with you all with this easy to follow recipe with step-by-step pictures. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Rinse the spinach thoroughly and place in a sieve to dry completely. Then chop it finely.

besan veg chilla

Rinse the cabbage as well and grate it in a mixing bowl. Also, finely chop the rinsed tomato for making the cheela.

besan veg chillaMaking:

For making the batter for chelas, take chickpea flour in a mixing bow and add water to it little portions. Stir until the lumps dissolves completely. Always add water in little quantity as this helps in dissolving lumps quickly. On adding water in large quantity it gets difficult to dissolve the lumps and the batter can get too runny in consistency.

besan veg chilla

Now add following ingredients to the chickpea flour batter – ½ cup finely chopped spinach, ½ cup grated cabbage, 1 finely chopped tomato, add 1 to 2 tbsp finely chopped green coriander, 2 finely chopped green chilies, ½ inch ginger (grated), 1 tsp salt and mix everything really well.

besan veg chilla

Add some more water to the batter if the consistency is little thick and dense. We need batter with pouring consistency but it should not be too thick or too thin in consistency. Batter for making the chelas is now done and ready.

besan veg chilla

Preheat a tawa for making the cheela and grease it well with some oil. Remove the extra oil from the tawa and let it cool down a little. Keep the flame low.

besan veg chilla

Now pour 2 to 3 tbsp batter on the tawa as per the desired shape of chilla. You can keep the size little small or big as per you preference. Spread the batter like this using a spoon as thinly as possible.

besan veg chilla

Let the chilla roast on medium flame until it gets golden brown from beneath. Pour some oil around as well as over the chilla. When the cheela turns golden brown from beneath, flip the sides. Now roast the chilla until it gets golden brown from this side as well.

besan veg chilla

Chilla has turned golden brown from the other side as well, take it off flame and similarly prepare all the chillas. Clean the tawa a little before making other chilla and let it cool down a little.

besan veg chillaServing:

Lip smacking and delicious besan mix chillas are ready and making them is really easy. Serve them steaming hot with evening tea or prepare them for breakfast with side accompaniment of tomato sauce or coriander chutney. In fact you can pack these devouring mix veg cheelas in tiffin for kids.

besan veg chillaSuggestions:

  • If the tawa is too hot while spreading the batter then the chilla doesn’t spread too nicely.
  • Remember to clean the tawa every time before making the other cheelas.
  • Use a non stick pan or tawa for making the chillas as it gets convenient and easy to spread the cheela.
Mixed Veg Besan Cheela- Besan- Veg Pancake Recipe besan veg chilla
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Chickpea Flour – 1.5 cup (150 grams)
  • Spinach – ½ cup (250 grams (finely chopped)
  • Cabbage – ½ cup (grated)
  • Tomato – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Green chilies – 2 (finely chopped)
  • Grated ginger – ½ inch chunk
  • Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Rinse the spinach thoroughly and place in a sieve to dry completely. Then chop it finely.
  2. Rinse the cabbage as well and grate it in a mixing bowl. Also, finely chop the rinsed tomato for making the cheela.
  3. For making the batter for chelas, take chickpea flour in a mixing bow and add water to it little portions. Stir until the lumps dissolves completely.
  4. Now add following ingredients to the chickpea flour batter – ½ cup finely chopped spinach, ½ cup grated cabbage, 1 finely chopped tomato, add 1 to 2 tbsp finely chopped green coriander, 2 finely chopped green chilies, ½ inch ginger (grated), 1 tsp salt and mix everything really well.
  5. Add some more water to the batter if the consistency is little thick and dense. Batter for making the chelas is now done and ready.
  6. Preheat a tawa for making the cheela and grease it well with some oil. Keep the flame low.
  7. Now pour 2 to 3 tbsp batter on the tawa as per the desired shape of chilla. Spread the batter like this using a spoon as thinly as possible.
  8. Let the chilla roast on medium flame until it gets golden brown from all the sides. Pour some oil around as well as over the chilla.
  9. Chilla has turned golden brown from the other side as well, take it off flame and similarly prepare all the chillas.
  10. Serve them steaming hot with evening tea or prepare them for breakfast with side accompaniment of tomato sauce or coriander chutney.