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
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.


  1. so so yummy

    we do make chillas but not chilla chaat

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

  3. delightful chillas..thnx for linking

  4. Awesome recipe thanks for sharing this with my event... please link back

    Give vote to your fav recipes... who get more votes will be get giveaway...Voting application visible right and top side of blog, you can choose one more options.

    ONGOING EVENT- "Foodabuous Fest: January Series"
    Preeti's Kitchen Life
    Preeti's Kitchen Menu

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

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

  7. Lip smacking chaat. Looks so inviting..

  8. yummy & perfect snack!!thank you for linking...
    Event : Agar Agar Recipe Contest
    Event : Cook like a Celebrity Chef