Coconut milk cheela
Recipe type: snack
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • Wheat flour - 1 cup
  • Coconut milk - 1 cup
  • Oil - 2-3 tbsp
  • Green coriander - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Green chilly - 1 (finely chopped) or ½ tsp paste
  • Ginger paste - ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida - half of 1 pinch
  • Cumin seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - ½ (according to your taste)
  1. Take wheat flour in a big mixing bowl ad then add coconut milk to it in small portions. Stir until all lumps dissolves completely and there are no lumps in the mixture.
  2. Add some water to the prepared batter if it appears thick in consistency. Stir until smooth in consistency. Make sure the batter should have pouring consistency. Don’t make it too thin or too thick in the consistency.
  3. Now to the prepared batter add the following spices – salt, ginger paste, green chilies, green coriander, cumin seeds, asafoetida and mix everything really well.
  4. Cover and keep the batter aside for 10 minutes to set. Use this batter for making the cheelas once it turns fluffy.
  5. Now that the batter is done and ready, let us start making the cheelas. For this heat a tawa and spread oil over it with a napkin paper or cloth. Keep the flame low.
  6. Let the tawa cool down a little now. The pour 2 tbsp of batter on the tawa and spread it in evenly with circulating the spoon in round circle. Keep the cheela little thin. Increase the flame now to roast the cheela.
  7. Put some oil all around the cheela and apply some oil on the top. When cheela turns light brown at the bottom, flip the sides and continue roasting it on the other side as well. You can lift the cheela a little to see if it’s roasted for beneath or not.
  8. Cheela is roasted well from both the sides and is ready to be served. Transfer it to another plate and likewise prepare the cheelas with remaining batter and stack them on a plate.Scrumptious and lip smacking coconut milk cheela is ready to served.
  9. Serve these super yummy and mouth watering cheelas with any Indian dip or chutney like green coriander chutney or sweet sauce, curd and pickles.
  10. In fact these yummy cheelas can be packed in tiffin for kids with side assortment of jam or tomato ketchup. They will love eating them for sure.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at