Oats and Besan Cheela Recipe (High Protein Spiced Crepes)
In association with Saffola Fit Foodie
The Oats Besan Cheela recipe is a very traditional snack of northern India. The cheela is made from gram flour and spiced up with green chillies. In this recipe I have added additional healthy diabetic friendly ingredients like oats, making the chilla fiber rich, nutritious and gluten free.
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- 250 grams Gram flour (besan)
- 80 grams Rolled Oats Or Instant Oats , powdered
- 2 Onions , thinly sliced
- 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
- 2 cloves Garlic , grated
- 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf) , pounded
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , few, finely chopped
- Salt , to taste
- Red chilli powder , to taste
- Cooking oil , for cooking
How to make Oats and Besan Cheela Recipe (High Protein Spiced Crepes)
To begin making the Oats Besan Cheela Recipe, combine all the ingredients for the Besan Chilla in a large bowl.
Gradually add water to make a thick batter.
Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.
The cheela batter will be similar to the consistency of a dosa batter or pancake batter. The batter should be able coat the back of the spoon.
The next step is to cook the Oats Besan Cheela in a pan
Preheat a skillet on medium heat, pour a ladleful of batter on the pan and spread it in a circular motion to form a thin crepe/ dosa.
Drizzle some oil around the cheela and cook it until the top does not look raw and you notice the edges are getting brown. Flip and cook on the other side for a few seconds.
Once done, transfer to a plate and proceed to make the chillas with the remaining batter.
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