As the name suggests, this cheela is made of oats flour, and stuffed with a delicious vegetable filling making it an ideal breakfast option for those who are looking for healthier alternatives every day. The best part is that you don’t need a lot of time to cook this
Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. After all, it is the first meal of the day, and it helps to replenish our body with essential nutrients that are needed for us to function efficiently throughout the day. That is, perhaps, why health experts often recommend starting our day with a nutrient-rich meal. While your morning meal could be anything - from a bowl of fresh fruits to a fluffy omelette or even a piping hot paratha with minimum oil, one needs to make sure it is dense with nutrients and not just calories. Speaking of healthy breakfast options, cheela is one such dish that is extremely popular in India.
It’s made using besan (gram flour), combined with onions, spices, and herbs in a smooth batter, which is then cooked over a pan. One can spin the recipe to make it more nutritious. Today, we bring you a stuffed oats cheela recipe that is ideal for a power-packed breakfast. Oats are one of the healthiest food grains available. Rich in fibre and other essential nutrients, oats are said to be good for heart health and maintaining blood pressure levels and diabetes. At the same time, oats can also help you shed those extra kilos.
As the name suggests, this cheela is made of oats flour, and stuffed with a delicious vegetable filling making it an ideal breakfast option for those who are looking for healthier alternatives every day. The best part is that you don’t need a lot of time to cook this and can make it in just under 15 minutes.
How to make stuffed oats chilla
To begin with, add grounded rolled oats in a bowl followed by semolina, curd, turmeric, green chillies, curd, cumin, and ginger paste, along with onions and tomatoes. Mix the batter well, and then add water slowly to adjust the consistency, which shouldn’t be too thick or too thin.
Now, you simply need to heat oil in a non-stick frying pan and cook the cheela. Pour the mixture into the pan, flip to the other side, and allow it to cook until done from both sides. Click here for the full recipe.