Diet

Italian Oats Cheela

Blog By – Vaishali Khanna – BFY Faculty

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Whole wheat flour
  • 40g Italian Oats

For Stuffing:

  • 200g Spinach,finely chopped
  • 100g grated paneer
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp oil

Preparation time : 30 minutes

Serves : 4

Preparation:

  • To begin making the cheela,in a mixing bowl combine the flour and oats,add a little water at a time to make a semi thick batter.The batter should be the consistency of the dosa batter so you can spread it easily on the pan.Keep this aside.

  • The next step is to prepare the filling.
  • Heat oil in a wok over medium heat.Add the chopped spinach,sprinkle some salt and saute until the spinach wilts down and all the moisture is evaporated.
  • Once the moisture is evaporated,add the crumbled paneer,cumin powder and chilli powder and salt to taste.
  • Stir-fry for a few minutes and turn off the heat.Keep this aside.
  • Preheat a skillet/dosatawa over medium heat.

  • Pour a ladleful of the cheela batter over the tawa and spread in a circular motion to make Drizzle ¼ tsp of oil around the cheela and cook it on both sides by flipping over,until it turns lightly golden and crisp.
  • Once done,remove from the skillet and place it on a platter.Place the filling in the centre of the cheela and fold it in half and serve.
  • Proceed the same way with the remaining cheela batter.
  • Serve the cheela along with tomato basil sauce for dinner or a tea time snack.

 

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