Jowar Chilla for a power packed breakfast

A quick and easy breakfast staple, chillas are savoury pancakes that need no fermentation of the batter. They are easy to make, and are perfect for breakfast or brunch, or when unexpected guests arrive. Chillas are versatile and can be made from a variety of different flours

18 Jun 2019

  • 10
    Prep time
  • 20
    Cooking time
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Jowar flour 1 cup/s
Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 tablespoon/s (tbsp)
Green chillies (finely chopped) 1 tablespoon/s (tbsp)
Buttermilk 0.5 cup/s
Onion (finely chopped) 1 piece/s
Tomato (finely chopped) 1 piece/s
Ginger garlic paste 2 tablespoon/s (tbsp)
Salt to taste


  • Create a mix of jowar flour, buttermilk and water. Add cumin seeds, chopped green chillies, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, garlic-ginger paste and salt and mix well.
  • Put a little oil on the non-stick pan and spread the prepared mixture in a circular shape. Heat in oil until it becomes brown on either side.
  • Remove from the pan and serve with tomato and green chilli chutney
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