The recipe for oats semolina chilla is extremely simple and healthy. A healthy option for breakfast, power packed with fibers, beta-glucan, vitamins, protein.
Beta-glucan in oats is really good for cardiovascular health and have cholesterol-lowering action.
I have added just onion, chopped capsicum and curry leaves in terms of vegetables, but you can extend it with finely chopped carrots, tomatoes, parsley and even broccoli.
Lastly, cook these pancakes till it becomes golden brown in colour. While roasting, spread some oil across the chilla so that it gets cooked evenly. Further roast it on both the sides in turns and flip them carefully without breaking it.
- semolina or rava
- roasted cumin powder,
- cinnamon powder
- Olive oil for roasting.
Firstly dry roast 1 cup rolled oats. Take unflavoured oats as we are adding spices. Roast until the oats turn crisp and blend to a fine powder without adding any water.
Transfer the powdered oats into a large mixing bowl. Also, add 2 tbsp semolina for binding, now add ¼ cup yoghurt and 1 cup water. Whisk and mix make smooth lump free batter.
Additionally, add ¼ tsp turmeric, black pepper, ½ tsp crushed cumin, cinnamon powder, also add 2 tbsp onion, 2 tbsp capsicum and ½ tsp salt. Mix well, forming thick flowing consistency chilla batter.
Further, pour a ladleful of batter onto a hot pan and spread gently. Pour ½ tsp of olive oil over chilla. Cover and allow cooking on a medium flame for a minute, now flip the chilla and cook both sides pressing gently.
Finally, crispy and healthy oats semolina chilla is ready to serve with green chutney.
(You can also try this recipe –> Ragi /Finger Millet Uttapam – A Healthy Breakfast Recipe)