Oats Chilla Recipe

Chilla – or cheela – is a popular Indian breakfast usually made with powdered Bengal gram (besan) or other other powdered pulses along with chopped tomatoes, onions, and chilies. The savoury crepe is as delicious as it is healthy. Moreover, it is super easy to make and can be whipped up real quick. However, to step up the health ante of the chilla, a few ingredients can be tweaked. For instance, the oats chilla, which is made with powdered oats instead of besan.

The oats chilla is a very healthy breakfast option. Infact, it can even double as a sumptuous snack or a proper meal for the health conscious. Easy to make and a treat for the palate, here’s how the oats chilla is made in minutes.

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Oats Chilla Recipe
Savoury Indian crepe made with powdered oats.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Instructions
  1. Powder the oats in a grinder and transfer it to a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients except oil.
  3. Pour water as needed and make a batter that is not very thin or thick.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and pour about a ladle of batter.
  5. Spread it gently and drizzle oil around the edges.
  6. When cooked, flip it and cook on the other side as well. Once cooked, you should be able to see golden-brown spots on both sides.
  7. Serve hot.
Recipe Notes

Alternatively, you can mix the powdered oats and besan to make your chilla.

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