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Chila recipes


Last Updated : Jan 09,2019



मनपसंद चिला रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Chila recipes in Hindi)
ચીલા - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Chila recipes in Gujarati)

Chila – The amazing Indian breakfast pancake!

Chila are Indian savoury pancakes. You can make them either with milled flours or with ground dals. They are nutritious and can be fortified with the addition of vegetables or paneer. A dash of spices enhances the taste greatly! Some chila batters require fermenting while others can be created instantly just by mixing together ingredients. Chila can be eaten anytime of the day- be it breakfast, lunch or dinner ! You can serve them along with chutney or ketchup.

Besan ChillaBesan Chilla

The famous besan chilla or popularly known as ‘vegetarian omelette’ are made using besan flour and a handful of ingredients. You can even add crunchy vegetables like onion and tomato to the batter and make delicious chilas, stuff them between bread slices to make an interesting besan chilla sandwich. The Besan and Green Pea Chila is another interesting delight which you can whip up in a jiffy!

Mini Mixed Moong Dal Chila
Mini Mixed Moong Dal Chila

While I was watching my calories, moong dal chila acted like a savious. I preferred them for a light dinner or quick breakfast. They are delicious and versatile. You can make varieties of moong dal chilas by topping or stuffing them with different mixtures.

1. Stuffed Moong Dal Chila

2. Moong Dal and Paneer Phudina Chila

3. Mini Green Moong Dal Chila

4. Moong Dal and Paneer Chila

Healthy Chila Recipes

Nutritious ChilasNutritious Chilas

You can make high-fibre chilas or healthy chilas with Jowar and Tomato and served with low-calorie green chutney, this meal is sure to make a smile bloom on your face. Some can be made and packed for the dabba too.

Happy Cooking!

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Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila
Recipe# 4652
15 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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 ch ....
High Fibre Chilas
Recipe# 3546
26 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chila is a tasty and time-tested snack, perfect for breakfast. It gives a lot of room for innovation too, as you can add your favourite veggies, greens or other ingredients to make it as exciting as you want. Here, these scrumptious pancakes are made using buckwheat, which is extremely high in fibre ....
Moong Dal and Paneer Chila ( Healthy Snacks)
Recipe# 5645
26 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Chila is the perfect pair for your evening tea. Easy and quick, it is also healthy. Tasty by itself, this Moong Dal and Paneer Chila requires no accompaniment, which makes it easy to serve as an
Moong Dal Chilla, Stuffed Moong Dal Chila
Recipe# 764
26 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chilla is north India’s answer to dosas. Chillas are thin, tasty pancakes, which can be made using different ingredients, and with or without fillings placed inside them. Chilla is much loved by Gujaratis, and it is a popular road ....
Besan Chilla, Besan Cheela
Recipe# 33439
20 Aug 13

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by Tarla Dalal
When we think of Indian pancakes, dosa and chilla are two of the first options that come to our mind. While dosa is a taken-for-granted breakfast in South India, c ....
Moong Dal and Paneer Phudina Chila
Recipe# 2870
16 Feb 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Chock-full of nutrients and abundant in flavour too, the Moong Dal and Paneer Phudina Chila is a wonderful snack to have any time of the day, whether for breakfast, supper or as a tea-time treat for a sudden guest. Ready in minutes, this flavourful chila features an exciting stuffing of mint-tinged ....
Nutritious Chilla
Recipe# 22351
05 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
These subtly-flavoured chillas are really trendy because they are easy-to-prepare, tasty and stomach-friendly too, which is a key concern for many people! These Nutritious Chillas are made with ragi, jowar and whole wheat flour, perked up with just a mild dash of green chilli paste. A good amoun ....
Mini Mixed Moong Dal Chila ( Baby and Toddler)
Recipe# 40479
14 Dec 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This recipe is a perfect example that children are capable of eating the same dishes you eat – just that you need to tweak them a bit to make them baby-friendly. In fact, you need to introduce them to dishes that are part of your routine meal, rather than keep cooking their comfort foods, so t ....
Mini Green Moong Dal Chila
Recipe# 40443
05 Nov 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Fight fatigue, or it will fight you. Fatigue is a really cruel enemy that can really change your nature – even the kindest person can get irritable when tired beyond a point. So, do not take fatigue lightly, especially when it is very easy to overcome it, with proper foods and small lifestyle change ....
Besan and Green Pea Chila ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33855
16 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ever heard of making chilas in a microwave? um, how do you make a pancake without a pan? we thought it worth a try, and were amazed by how easy and tasty it turned out to be. It is so hassle-free that you can actually make it fresh in front of your guests, without worrying about smoke or oil fumes! ....
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