Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila
by Tarla Dalal
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Traditionally, chila is a thin pancake made of gram flour, but this nutritious chila uses a healthy combination of jowar, whole wheat and maize flour making it a great source of protein and vitamin A. You could also create your own version by combining other flours. Enjoy it with coriander garlic chutney.
- Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well to make a batter of pouring consistency using enough water.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it lightly using ¼ tsp of oil.
- Pour a ladleful of the batter on the non-stick tava (griddle) and spread it in a circular motion to make a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle.
- Cook, using ¼ tsp of oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
- Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 3 more chilas.
- Serve hot with coriander green garlic chutney.
Nutrient values per chila
|Energy|| 71 calories|
|Protein|| 1.9 gm|
|Carbohydrate|| 11.6 gm|
|Fat|| 1.8 gm|
|Fibre|| 1.2 gm|
|Vitamin A|| 191.6 mcg|
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