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Besan Cheela ka Raita

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Baby besan cheele mixed with yogurt to make this raita.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Besan Cheela ka Raita

Main Ingredients

Gram flour (besan), Thick yogurt,whisked

Cuisine

Marwari

Course

Raita

Level Of Cooking

Easy

Calories

745

Carbohydrates

25.2

Protein

60.2

Fat

64.9

Fibers

Calcium- 747.5mg

Ingredients

  • Gram flour (besan)
    3/4 cup
  • Thick yogurt,whisked
    2 cups
  • Carom seeds (ajwain)
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    3/4 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder
    a pinch
  • Baking soda
    a pinch
  • Asafoetida
    2 pinches
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Oil
    3 tablespoons
  • Sugar
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Green chillies
    2
  • Fresh mint leaves,for garnish
    a few

Method

Step 1


Mix gram flour, carom seeds, ½ tsp red chilli powder, turmeric powder, baking soda, a pinch of asafoetida, salt in a bowl, add water as required and whisk to a smooth and thick batter.

Step 2


Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick pan. Drop small spoonfuls of batter and spread into small cheelas. Shallow-fry till golden on both the sides.

Step 3


Mix yogurt, the remaining red chilli powder, sugar and salt in another bowl. Add the cheelas to the yogurt and mix well. Heat the remaining oil in another non stick pan.

Step 4


Add cumin seeds, remaining asafoetida and sauté. Finely chop the green chillies and add. Pour this tempering over the yogurt and mix.

Step 5


Transfer the cheela raita into a serving bowl, garnish with fresh mint leaves and serve chilled.

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