Popcorn Cheela Recipe

Popcorn Cheela is a unique and delicious twist on the traditional Indian cheela. Made with a batter of popcorn, gram flour, and spices, this dish is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. It is a perfect snack or breakfast option that is easy to make and full of flavor. Serve it with chutney or ketchup for a delightful treat.

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Ingredients for Popcorn Cheela Recipe

  • 0.67 cup Popcorn
  • 0.33 cup Gram Flour
  • 0.33 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.67 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
  • 0.67 tablespoon Coriander Leaves, Chopped
  • 0.17 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Water As Needed
  • as needed Oil For Cooking

Directions: Popcorn Cheela Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a blender, grind the popcorn into a coarse powder.
  • STEP 2.In a mixing bowl, combine the ground popcorn, gram flour, chopped onions, green chilies, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, salt, and water. Mix well to form a smooth batter.
  • STEP 3.Heat a non-stick pan or tawa over medium heat. Pour a ladleful of the batter onto the pan and spread it in a circular motion to form a thin cheela.
  • STEP 4.Drizzle some oil around the edges of the cheela and cook until the bottom turns golden brown. Flip the cheela and cook the other side until it is crispy and cooked through.
  • STEP 5.Remove the cheela from the pan and repeat the process with the remaining batter.
  • STEP 6.Serve the popcorn cheela hot with chutney or ketchup.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add grated vegetables like carrots or bell peppers to the batter for added nutrition and flavor.
  • Make sure the batter is of pouring consistency. If it is too thick, add a little more water.
  • To make the cheela more crispy, you can sprinkle some sesame seeds on top before flipping it.

Storage and Serving

  • Popcorn cheela is best served hot and fresh.
  • If you have any leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the cheela in a pan or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
35
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat1 g Protein6 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    6g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    6g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    30mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    482mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    21mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    19mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    31mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp