Namkin Chilla

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - besan (channa dal flour)
  • 1 - medium onion, grated or chopped
  • 2 - green chillies, chopped
  • 1 clove - garlic, grated
  • 1 tsp - jeera
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - lime juice
  • Salt, to taste
  • Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup - oil or Cooking Spray

How to Make Namkin Chilla

  • Put the besan in a big bowl, add salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, jeera and mix it well.
  • Now add onion, green chillies, garlic, cilantro and lime juice
  • Mix this mixture by gradually adding water to form a thick batter.
  • Heat a non-stick pan or griddle. Grease with oil.
  • On low heat, pour one big spoon of batter and spread to a thin round shape (just like traditional dosa).
  • Pour a little oil around its edges and when the underside turns golden, turn over the chilla.
  • Remove from the griddle when both the sides turn golden.
  • Serve the chilla hot, with chutney, ketchup or pickles.