Saturday, January 5, 2013

Mini chila chaat



 Chilas are gram flour pancakes which originated in Rajasthan , these are sold in chaat shops. This recipe is of mini pancakes tossed in a blend of delectable chutneys.
 This chaat is easy to make within 15 minutes when all the ingredients are ready.
 As gram flour is rich in protein , it is suitable for young childrens too.
Requirements :
For chilas :
Bengal gram flour ( Besan flour ) – 1 cup
Asafetida – a pinch
Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Salt as required
For Tempering :
Oil – 1 tbs
Onion – 3 tbs
Sweet chutney – 4 tbs
Green chutney – 4 tbs
For serving :

Coriander leaves
Pomegranate 
chopped Tomato

Method :
Making of chilas :
 Mix the gram flour , asafetida , chilli powder and salt along with enough water  to make a thin batter of dosa batter consistency.
Put about ½ tsp of the batter on a heated griddle and cook with a little oil to make small chilas of about 12 mm ( ½’’) diameter.
Cook each chila on both sides until golden brown.
The above mentioned measurement makes about 50 chilas.
Tempering :
 Heat oil , add the onion and sauté well.
Add the cooked chilas , chutney  , salt and toss for five minutes.
Serving :
Add the tossed chilas to serving plate and sprinkle Chopped tomato , Pomegranate and coriander leaves and serve.




15 comments:

  1. so so yummy

    we do make chillas but not chilla chaat

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  2. Lovely teatime chat. Very colourful....

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  3. delightful chillas..thnx for linking

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  5. So cute and very tempting chaat.

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  6. Interesting and delicious chat.. Looks so colorful and tempting

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  7. Wow this is yum. I really have to make these. Thanks for linking.

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  8. Lip smacking chaat. Looks so inviting..

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  9. yummy & perfect snack!!thank you for linking...
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