Kuttu Ka Cheela | Falahari Cheela | Buckwheat Cheela (Chilla)

Kuttu ka cheela or falahari cheela is a traditional Indian fasting recipe which is not only quick and easy to make but also make a vegan and gluten-free cheela recipe. Kuttu, also known as buckwheat flour, is commonly used by the majority of people in India during fasting days, especially in Navratri.Kuttu ka cheela or falahari cheela is a traditional Indian fasting recipe which is not only quick and easy to make but also a vegan and gluten-free cheela recipe. Kuttu, also known as buckwheat flour, is commonly used by the majority of people in India during fasting days, especially in Navratri.

Navratri is the festival when Goddess Durga is worshipped in nine forms in nine days and people observe fast for nine days. Though all nine-day fasting is not compulsory. First and last day of Navratri fasting can also be fine. There are very limited options for food items which one can consume during fasting. Kuttu flour is one of the food item commonly eaten in these days.


Cheela is my entry for letter C in A to Z Indian flatbreads

A- Ajwain Paratha
B- Besan Paratha

Buckwheat or kuttu is a nutrient-packed flour, high in protein and fiber. It is a great antioxidant, controls cholesterol, and provide essential vitamins and minerals. Kuttu ka atta or buckwheat flour is low in glycemic index, due to this it is easy to digest and good for diabetes. This cheela can also be made on normal days, it is very healthy and nutritious.

Cheela or falahari(phalahari) cheela is prepared with buckwheat flour, grated pumpkin, grated carrot, chopped green chili and green coriander. Just mix everything and add water to make a smooth batter. Consistency is similar to normal dosa batter. This cheela goes very well with buttermilk or simple curd. Kuttu ka cheela is vegan, gluten-free, quick, easy, healthy and delicious which requires no fermentation.

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So let see how to make this easy Navratri Festival recipe named as kuttu cheela or kuttu ka cheela or buckwheat cheela.Kuttu ka cheela or falahari cheela is a traditional Indian fasting recipe which is not only quick and easy to make but also a vegan and gluten-free cheela recipe. Kuttu, also known as buckwheat flour, is commonly used by the majority of people in India during fasting days, especially in Navratri.

Kuttu Ka Cheela | Falahari Cheela

Ingredient                                                          8-10 Cheela

1 Cup kuttu ka atta or buckwheat flour
1/4 Cup grated pumpkin
1/4 Cup grated carrot
1/2 Tsp roasted cumin powder
1 Green chili chopped finely
A handful green coriander leaves chopped finely
1+1/2+1/4 Cup water (adjust consistency)
Sendha namak or sendhva salt as per taste
Oil for cooking

Method

  1. First of all, clean, wash and grate pumpkin and carrot.
  2. In a mixing bowl take all the ingredients and combine with water. Adjust salt as per your taste. Consistency should be like normal dosa batter. So adjust water quantity accordingly.Kuttu ka cheela is a traditional Indian fasting recipe which is not only quick and easy to make but also a vegan and gluten-free cheela recipe. Kuttu, also known as buckwheat flour, is commonly used by the majority of people in India during fasting days, especially in Navratri.
  3. Heat a griddle on medium flame and grease with some oil or ghee.
  4. Pour two spoonful batter on tava and spread. This will not spread like normal dosa, just do as much as possible easily. It will be thicker than dosa.
  5. Apply oil on the top of cheela and sides as well. Let it cook for 30-40 seconds.
  6. Flip it over to other side and cook.  It should be golden brown after cooking.Kuttu ka cheela is a traditional Indian fasting recipe which is not only quick and easy to make but also a vegan and gluten-free cheela recipe. Kuttu, also known as buckwheat flour, is commonly used by the majority of people in India during fasting days, especially in Navratri.
  7. Kuttu ka cheela or buckwheat cheela or falahari cheela is ready to serve with curd or raita or any vrat vali sabji or vrat ki chutney.

Notes

  1. You can replace the grated pumpkin with grated bottle gourd and make cheela.
  2. Skip the ingredient which you do not consume during fasting.
  3. You can make this cheela without adding any veggies too.

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Kuttu ka cheela is a traditional Indian fasting recipe which is not only quick and easy to make but also a vegan and gluten-free cheela recipe. Kuttu, also known as buckwheat flour, is commonly used by the majority of people in India during fasting days, especially in Navratri.
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Kuttu Ka Cheela | Falahari Cheela | Buckwheat Cheela (Chilla)

Kuttu ka cheela or falahari cheela is a traditional Indian fasting recipe which is not only quick and easy to make but also make a vegan and gluten-free cheela recipe. Kuttu, also known as buckwheat flour, is commonly used by the majority of people in India during fasting days, especially in Navratri.

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword buckwheat cheela, buckwheat pancake, falahari cheela, farali cheela, fasting recipe, kuttu cheela, kuttu ka cheela, kuttu ka chilla, phalahari kuttu cheela
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author code2cook

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup kuttu ka atta or buckwheat flour
  • 1/4 Cup grated pumpkin
  • 1/4 Cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 Tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1 Green chili chopped finely
  • A handful green coriander leaves chopped finely
  • 1+1/2+1/4 Cup water (adjust consistency)
  • Sendha namak or sendhva salt as per taste
  • Oil for cooking

Instructions

  1. First of all, clean, wash and grate pumpkin and carrot.

  2. In a mixing bowl take all the ingredients and combine with water. Adjust salt as per your taste. Consistency should be like normal dosa batter. So adjust water quantity accordingly.

  3. Heat a griddle on medium flame and grease with some oil or ghee.

  4. Pour two spoonful batter on tava and spread. This will not spread like normal dosa, just do as much as possible easily. It will be thicker than dosa.

  5. Apply oil on the top of cheela and sides as well. Let it cook for 30-40 seconds.

  6. Flip it over to other side and cook. It should be golden brown after cooking.

  7. Kuttu ka cheela or buckwheat cheela or falahari cheela is ready to serve with curd or raita or any vrat vali sabji.

Recipe Notes

  1. You can replace the grated pumpkin with grated bottle gourd and make cheela.
  2. Skip the ingredient which you do not consume during fasting.
  3. You can make this cheela without adding any veggies too.

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12 thoughts on “Kuttu Ka Cheela | Falahari Cheela | Buckwheat Cheela (Chilla)”

  1. Wow, excellent cheela, i have started adding buckwheat flour in our diet. And am sure this kuttu ka cheela will definitely please my family as this cheela have vegetables and spices to tickle the tastebuds.

  2. Super healthy and delicious cheela. I have yet to add this flour in my daily diet, i have read so much about it’s health benefits . Addition of veggies to the cheela makes it healthier and wholesome. Lovely pick for the alphabet.

  3. This is an amazing version of cheela. Using buckwheat in the batter along with carrots and pumpkin makes the cheela so nutritious. Great recipe for fasting..

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