Sunday, October 13, 2013

Oats Pancakes (Cheela)

"Oats Pancake" or cheela as it is commonly called in Hindi is a very healthy and nutritious breakfast option. Oats in itself has a lot of health benefits, the soluble fiber in oats helps reduce cholesterol, reduces risk of heart disease and other lifestyle related health problems. Oats cheela is a very simple and easy recipe with a few ingredients which are easily available at most homes.

"Oats Pancakes"

Oats, dry roasted and powdered - 1 cup
Rawa / Suji - 1/4 the cup
Rice powder - 1/4 cup
Whole cumin - 1 teaspoon
Onion, chopped - 1 medium
Green chilli, chopped - 2
Fresh coriander, chopped - 2 tablespoon
Asafetida - a pinch
Salt to taste
Water as required


Dry roast oats in a kadhai for 2-3 minutes, let it cool and grind into a fine powder.

Transfer the powder to a mixing bowl and add rawa, rice powder, cumin, onion, green chilli, fresh coriander, asafetida, salt, mix well. Add water and make a batter, ensure it is not too runny almost like a dosa batter. Keep aside for 30 - 45 minutes.

Heat a tawa, add a ladle full of the batter and spread as a dosa, but not too thin. Drizzle oil and cook on both sides till golden brown.

Serve hot with ketchup or chutney of your choice.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Preeti,

    Thanks for sharing this healthy n nutritious breakfast recipe. They came out really nice. Thumps up from everyone , even Hazel.