Showing posts with label Crepes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Crepes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Crepes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Crepes. Show all posts

Oats & Split Green Moong Chillas/Pancakes#Foodieextravaganza

A Happy and Prosperous New Year to all my friends.
The month of December was only parties, weddings etc..
enjoyed food and drinks to the hilt. Now it's  time to start a healthy life style, hope I can maintain this. 

Starting 2019 with a healthy breakfast dish for Foodie Extravaganza. Since the theme for this month is Oatmeal, our host is Wendy Klik . Made these fabulous, healthy pancakes that are high in protein, low in calories and filling.

1 Cup Split Green Moong Dal
1 Cup Oats
3 Big Cloves Garlic
2 Green Chillies
½ Teaspoon Grated Ginger
1/3 Cup Rice Flour - * see notes
Salt to taste
Water as required

For garnishing

Grated Cheese or Cottage Cheese - optional
Chutney or Sauce for Serving

Wash and soak the split moong dal overnight or for at least 4 hours. 
Drain the water and then grind it with rest of the ingredients using water just necessary to make a coarse paste. 
This batter should be thicker than a pancake batter.
 Heat a pancake pan and brush it with oil, take a ladle full of batter spread it into a thin chilla / pancake. Drizzle little oil on it. 
When it cooks it one side then flip it and cook for a minute ( this is optional). 
Fold it into a triangle and serve with chutney or sauce . Garnish with grated cheese.
These were fabulous, healthy and are high in protein.
My Notes
If you do not have rice flour at hand then soak 2 tablespoons heaped of rice grains along with the dal.
Do not brush too much of oil on to pan or else you will not be able to spread the batter.

Labels : Pancakes, Chillas,Crepes, Oats, Vegan, Gluten free, Breakfast, Brunch, Healthy, Foodie Extravaganza Party, Split Green Moong
Foodie Extravaganza is a monthly food fest, where a group of bloggers all create and share a recipe around one of the monthly food 'holidays' as detailed in The Nibble. Posting day is always the first Wednesday of each month. If you are a blogger and would like to join our group and blog along with us, come join our Facebook page Foodie Extravaganza. We would love to have you! If you're a spectator looking for delicious tid-bits check out our Foodie Extravaganza Pinterest Board! Looking for our previous parties? Check them out HERE.
See all the other recipes for today's Foodie Extravaganza
Apple Banana Smoothie from Caroline's Cooking
Coconut & Banana Oat Pancakes from Faith, Hope, Love, & Luck Survive Despite aWhiskered Accomplice
Irish Oatmeal Brulee from Jolene's Recipe Journal
Oatmeal Crusted Chicken Strips from A Day in the Life on the Farm
Oats & Split Green Moong Chillas/Pancakes from Sneha's Recipe
Old Fashioned Oatmeal Bread from Karen's Kitchen Stories
Pumpkin Oatmeal from Making Miracles
Quick Cook Cheesy Bacon Oatmeal from Food Lust People Love

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Besan Ka Cheela / Gramflour Crepes / Dosa - Gluten Free & Vegan

Besan Cheelas are simple spiced gram flour pancakes from Indian cuisine. Cheelas / Crepes or Pancakes  of chickpea flour are know as Besan ka cheela/Gramflour crepes/Kadalamaavu Dosai.
Isn't it interesting that crepes / pancakes in India are referred to as, cheela's in Gujarat, Rajasthan and in the North and in the South they are call it dosai or dosa, since it's very similar to dosa only the names are different . But unlike the South Indian dosa,  there is no soaking of grains,  grinding and fermentation process.  This is an instant cheela / dosa recipe.
This is a simple and instant crepe/ pancake. Since it's made to chickpea flour in the south is called Kadalamaavu, hence it's Kadalmaavu Dosai. Its quick and very easy to make and can be made with readily available ingredients in your kitchen pantry. Cheela's can be enjoyed with a chutney or ketchup or any sauce of your choice.  It's quick and easy to make Indian breakfast or great evening snack accompanied with a cup of tea or coffee.
1 Cup Besan
2 Tablespoon Rice flour
3/4 Teaspoon Chilly powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
A pinch of Baking soda

A pinch Asafoetida
Green chilly  - finely chopped 
Salt to taste
2 Tablespoon Coriander leaves - finely chopped
1 Spring Onion - finely chopped
1 Tomato - deseeded, finely chopped
Oil as required


Take all the dry ingredients in a bowl, to this add the chopped coriander leaves, green chilly, the spring  onion and tomato together and and mash it lightly with your hand. Gradually add water and mix it to a slightly thin batter (The batter should not be too watery or thick).
Keep the dosa griddle on a medium flame, grease it with a teaspoon of oil. Pour the batter in the center and spread it. Drizzle a teaspoon of oil and cook it for a minute.Now flip the dosa to the other side and cook it for a minute, add another tsp of oil. Remove it from the griddle.
Serve it immediately with coriander or mint chutney. 
My Notes
One important point while preparing this, it should be cooked in low medium flame until it becomes slightly crispy. Otherwise, you will get the raw taste of besan which you will not like.

These  should be served hot and crisp. 

Labels : Pancakes, Crepes, Dosa, Chickpea flour,Rice flour, Gluten free, Vegan, South Indian, Breads, Breakfast, Healthy, Instant Mixes

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