Of all the healthy, easy-to-make breakfast dishes, cheela is stated to be an all-time favourite. It is nutritious, delicious and light on the stomach, and can be made in a jiffy. It is usually made of besan (gram flour made of chickpeas), which is a healthy, gluten-free flour stacked with lots of fibre and other nutrients. It requires little oil to cook and can be topped with onions, paneer, tomato, coriander leaves etc for a flavoursome treat. Health experts always talk about the importance of including protein in diet, especially during breakfast. Protein provides the much-needed energy to make up for the loss of energy during regular physical activities and workout sessions. Hence, we bring you the palak-besan cheela recipe to add some protein to your diet. That's right, the cheela also packs the goodness of spinach. Spinach is replete with proteins and other vital vitamins (vitamin A and vitamin K) and minerals like iron, magnesium, potassium and also folate and carbohydrates.
Here's The Recipe Of Besan Palak Cheela:
Step 1. Put one cup chopped spinach in a blender or mixer and grind it till it turns into a paste.
Step 2. In a bowl, put one cup besan flour and add one-third cup of water to it. Increase or decrease the amount of water to get the right consistency. It should not be too thick or too thin; it should be a lump-free, smooth paste.
Step 3. Add one teaspoon of cumin (jeera), one finely chopped onion, one chopped green chilli, half tablespoon ginger-garlic paste, salt (as per taste) and the blended spinach. Mix them well.
Step 4. Heat about one teaspoon of oil/ghee/butter on a non-stick pan (tawa) and spread it evenly. We used ghee.
Step 5. Take a large tablespoon of the besan batter and pour it in the middle of the pan. Now, with the backside of the tablespoon, spread the batter in a circular motion all over the pan.
Step 6. Cook on both the sides. Repeat the steps to make other cheelas with the remaining batter.
Garnish this cheela with coriander leaves and serve with mint chutney or tomato sauce. Your palak-besan cheela is ready to relish!
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