Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila
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Healthy jowar tomato cheela is a quick nourishing breakfast which is truly satiating as well. Jowar flour cheela has other flours also in this recipe along with common veggies like onions and tomatoes. You can add any veggies of your choice though. Learn how to make multi flour chila.
To make jowar flour cheela, combine all the 3 flours – jowar flour, wheat flour and oats flour along with onions, tomatoes, coriander, green chillies and salt in a deep bowl. Add water and make a batter of pouring consistency. Heat a tava and spread the batter to make a circle and cook it with ¼ tsp of oil. Cook till golden brown in colour from both the sides.
A mix of flours in multi flour chila is a sneak way to add in fiber to diet. This is definitely healthy as compared to bread made with refined maida or upma made with rava. Fiber is a way to keep up your digestive health. It prevents constipation.
As the name says weight loss cheela, it’s a healthy addition to an obesity diet. Add in some chopped greens of your choice for an added dose of antioxidants and you are all set for a filling snack. Just remember to not go overboard with the use of oil. Enjoy it off the tava with a green chutney.
The onions and tomatoes not only add the necessary crunch in these jowar flour cheela, but also add antioxidants like quercetin, Vitamin C, vitamin A and lycopene which help to reduce inflammation in the body.
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- To make nutritious jowar and tomato chila, combine all the ingredients along with ¾ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well to make a batter of pouring consistency.
- 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 5 more chilas.
- Serve the nutritious jowar and tomato chila immediately with coriander green garlic chutney.
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To prepare the batter for healthy jowar tomato cheela | jowar flour cheela | multi flour chila | weight loss cheela, in a deep bowl take jowar (white millet) flour. Jowar or sorghum flour is rich in fibre, gluten-free and high in protein & magnesium. Read more about benefits of jowar flour.
Add whole wheat flour.
Add oats flour. 1/4 cup of rolled oats yields approximately 1/4 cup of oats flour.
Add finely chopped onions.
Add finely chopped tomatoes. Other vegetables like grated beetroot, doodhi, mooli or finely chopped capsicum, bell peppers can also be used.
Add finely chopped coriander. Ensure the vegetables are grated or chopped very finely so you can easily spread the jowar chilla on tawa. For a variation, you can add leafy greens like spinach, methi, amaranth.
Add finely chopped green chillies. You could add more or less green chillies according to your requirement of spice.
Add salt to taste. You can also add seeds like cumin seeds, roasted sesame seeds or roasted flaxseed to the cheela batter and fortify it.
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and add approximately ¾ cup of water to form a batter. Adding a lot of water in one go makes the batter lumpy so, add water in stages. You may need 1 to 2 tbsp of water more depending on the quualtiy of the flours.
Mix well to make the batter of jowar flour cheela of a pouring consistency.
To prepare multi flour chila, 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).
Spread it in a circular motion to make a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle.
Cook the jowar flour cheela using ¼ tsp of oil.
Flip and cook healthy jowar tomato cheela till it turns golden brown in color from both the sides. If cooked on high flame then it gets brown easily while jowar inside is still raw. This rawness will ruin the taste of jowar tomato chilla.
Remove weight loss cheela into a plate.
Repeat steps 3 to 6 and make 5 more multi flour chila.
Serve healthy jowar tomato cheela hot with coriander green garlic chutney.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per chila
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