Friday, October 31, 2014

Bajre Ki Cheela


Hello friends, Diwali kept me quite busy before, during and even after the festival and with the result, blogging took a back seat. All said and done, we had a wonderful time. I hope you all had a nice Diwali too.

After all the sweets and savoury items that we devoured, I thought its time to eat healthy stuff and one such item that I came across is the Bajre Ki Cheela. I had jotted down this recipe from a TV cookery show. It seemed easy and healthy so tried it for the evening snack. I am glad to say it turned out quite well. And according to my opinion, it tastes best with a dollop of white home-made butter.

Bajra also known as Pearl millet is loaded with nutrients and has enormous health benefits.


Bajre Ki Cheela - A healthy snack/breakfast dish


Ingredients:

Bajra flour 1 cup
Salt As per taste
Coconut gratings 1 tbsp
Green chilies (chopped) 1
Coriander leaves (chopped) 1 tbsp
Curds 3 Tbsps
Oil For shallow frying


Method:
  1. In a bowl add bajra flour, salt, coconut gratings, green chilies and chopped coriander leaves.
  2. Mix well
  3. Finally add curds and blend in to form a thick batter.
  4. Take a ladle full of the prepared batter and spread it thickly on a heated skillet/ non-stick pan like a dosa - frying on either sides with a little oil on the edges of the dosa.
  5. Remove and serve hot.




Preparation time : 10 mins
Cooking time : 3-4mins for each cheela
Makes : 5-6 cheelas depending upon the size


Note:
  • The batter does not spread thinly so do not even try it. Once the pan/skillet is heated, keep the flame low.
  • Make small dosas the size of Rawa (semolina) Bhakri or a pancake.
  • If your skillet or griddle is large, you can easily make three or four at a time.
  • For more info on Bajra or Pearl millet health benefits, see here :http://recipeclout.india-server.com/pearl-millet.html


18 comments:

  1. Lovely spicy version of bajre. Would love to try sometime in the future.

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  2. These bajra pancakes look so delicious.

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  3. Healthy bajre ki cheela ..looks great...and yum...

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  4. Delicious cheela, healthy and very nice.

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  5. Very healthy and lovely recipe shobha akka :)

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  6. Healthy pancakes,thanks for sharing

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  7. sounds pretty exciting and interesting. Great recipe:)Lovely pictures:)

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  8. Very healthy and yummy cheela..

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  9. A new & interesting cheela...................must try recipe.
    www.shobhapink.blogspot.in

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  11. So delicious and healthy! Its a clever way to incorporate other grains in one's diet.

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