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This is the favourite dish of my family for breakfast. Very easily prepared , and the ingredients are also almost all the time available at home. its a complete food with all the nutrients....protein( gram flour) and vitamins (vegetables).


Gram flour(besan) 250 gm.

1 carrot grated

1 radish grated

a bunch of spinach leaves chopped finely.

2 green chilli finely chopped.

salt to taste.

oil to saute or shallow fry

make a thick batter of gram flour adding water.

Add al the it must be of flowing consistency.

Now heat a tawa or pan.

Spread 1 tsp. oil

and spread 2 tbsp. batter at a time . shallow fry it just like Dosa, but both the sides.

Enjoy it with curd and chatney.

As a variation you may add any other vegetable also, like cabbage, onions.

For making it more nutritious for kids, you may mix the fortified flour..multi grain flour....make it 50-50

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Smriti said…
Mmm...yummy chila :) This is definitely my favorite Ma!
Smriti said…
And I forgot to say - it's a very illustrative recipe. Good job with the photos :)
Reflections said…
This sounds good Renu & easy to make too.
Will definitely try it out:-)).
Delish! What a great blog you have here! I love your recipes and Im trying out this one today.Hope you wont mind but I'd love to direct Foodista readers to your site, just add this little widget here and it's all set to go, Thanks!
Renu said…
Thank u so much Alisa ! I am very happy to know that you liked it.

I have tried to put the link to Foodista on my recipe. I shall be very happy if I get more traffic here:)
Renu said…
Oh yes it is:) try it sometime.

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