oats chilla recipe | oats cheela | how to make oats chilla recipe with detailed video recipe. healthy and tasty breakfast or indian pancake recipe prepared with quick rolled oats and spices. it is an healthy alternative compared to the oats overnight recipe or perhaps consuming just oats with milk and fruits. the recipe is an extension to the traditional besan ka cheela recipe.
oats chilla recipe | oats cheela | how to make oats chilla recipe with step by step video recipe. indian cuisine has may variation and styles of pancake recipe which mainly differs with ingredients. within the south indian cuisine, it is termed as dosa or uttapam, whereas in north indian cuisine it is termed as cheela recipes. oats chilla recipe is one fusion recipe, made with rolled oats.
cheela recipes have always been a traditional recipes and is typically prepared with besan or chickpea flour. but lately, there has been many variants of cheela recipes prepared with many other alternative ingredients. one such hugely popular, particularly in indian cosmopolitan cities is oats chilla recipe. it has become popular because of the usage of oats and its health aspects, yet offers the taste in a conventional way. having said that, i personally like this pancake recipe compared to overnight oats or the combination of oats and milk for my breakfast. i do not prefer to have a cold or sweet breakfast and hence the oats cheela is an recommended alternative.
the recipe for oats chilla is extremely simple, yet some tips, suggestion and variation for it. firstly, i heavily recommend to dry roast the oats before grounding it to fine powder. also i have used quick rolled oats and it can be roasted within minutes till golden brown. secondly, i have added just onion, capsicum and tomato in terms of vegetables, but you can extend it with finely chopped carrots and even broccoli. lastly, cook these pancakes in a non stick pan till it becomes golden brown in color. while roasting, spread some ghee across the chilla so that it gets cooked evenly. further roast it on both the sides in turns and flip them carefully without breaking it. Here i have used desi ghee as it is also very healthy but you can simply replace it with olive oil. here in the video i have made in little large amount you can make according this measurements shown in the recipe below. It serves 6 servings.
how to make oats chilla recipe
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 2 tbsp rava / semolina / suji, fine
- ¼ cup curd / yogurt
- 1 cup water
- ¼ tsp turmeric
- ½ tsp ginger paste
- 2 chilli, finely chopped
- ½ tsp cumin / jeera, crushed
- 2 tbsp onion, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp tomato, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp capsicum, finely chopped
- ½ tsp salt
- desi ghee, for roasting
firstly dry roast 1 cup rolled oats. take unflavoured oats as we are adding spices.
roast until the oats turn crisp.
cool the oats completely and blend to a fine powder without adding any water.
transfer the powdered oats into a large mixing bowl.
also, add 2 tbsp rava for binding.
now add ¼ cup curd and 1 cup water.
whisk and mix make smooth lump free batter.
additionally, add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp ginger paste, 2 chilli, ½ tsp crushed cumin.
also add 2 tbsp onion, 2 tbsp tomato, 2 tbsp capsicum and ½ tsp salt.
mix well forming thick flowing consistency chilla batter.
further, pour a ladleful of batter onto a hot tawa and spread gently.
pour ½ tsp of desi ghee over chilla.
cover and allow cooking on a medium flame for a minute.
now flip the chilla and cook both sides pressing gently.
finally, oats chilla is ready to serve with green chutney.