This recipe is super-healthy! No gluten - ONLY chickpea flour, spinach, onions, tomatoes & ginger-garlic. Perfect for lunch-box.
This is also called cheela or chilla in Hindi and is made very often in Indian homes. Make the batter and store in fridge for 2 to 4 days easily. And let's continue to use ceramic pans - much healthier than non-stick pans.
It is rich in protein, fiber and by adding spinach, we add more green nutrients. You can have it as a snack in the evening or even for breakfast as it is very healthy weight-loss recipe. You can also enjoy it as a main meal - wrap some veggies in it, pair it with some lentils or beans or enjoy it as is with some ketchup.
Ingredients - This makes about 3-4 chilla
1. Chickpea/gram/besan flour - approx. 1 cup
2. Garlic - Ginger - can be paste or per choice
3. 1 Organic cilantro bunch
4. 1 organic red onion
5. 2 tomatoes
6. 1-2 green chili
Spices and oils -
1. Organic coconut oil
2. Organic Himalayan sea salt
3. Cayenne - 1/3 teaspoon first then adjust more if needed
4. Turmeric - 1 tablespoon!!
5. Cumin/coriander - optional - 1/2 teaspoon each
Simple steps -
1. Mix all ingredients and spices and add water - start with 1/2 cup. The batter should be thin but thick enough to put on pan. See pics below. After mixing, put oil on pan and make your first amazing cheela! Enjoy!
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