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.
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 :
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.
Heat oil , add the onion and sauté well.
Add the cooked chilas , chutney , salt and toss for five minutes.
Add the tossed chilas to serving plate and sprinkle Chopped tomato , Pomegranate and coriander leaves and serve.