Ragi Cheela


  • 1/2cup ragi flour
  • 2 tbs yoghurt (curd)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mango powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • salt as required
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 grams coriander leaves
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1/2 tomato
  • 1/2 capsicum (green pepper)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon gram flour


Step 1 / 3 Prepare The Batter
In a bowl, add ragi flour, besan along with curd. Give a good mix. Now add finely chopped onion, tomato, capsicum and coriander leaves. Also add salt, black pepper powder, red chilli powder, dry mango powder, coriander powder and asafoetida. Add a little water if needed and mix everything well to prepare a medium-thick batter.
Step 2 / 3 Make Cheelas
Smear 1 tbsp oil on a non-stick pan. Pour 2-3 ladleful of batter and spread it gently to give it the shape of a cheela. Let it cook for about 5 minutes or until it holds shape. Now flip towards the other side and cook for 5 minutes.
Step 3 / 3 Ready To Be Served
Once golden brown and crisp, it is ready to be served.

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