Spinach Besan Cheela

Haryali cheela

Serving size -1Person

2medium size


● Besan flour – 40gm
● Palak – 60gm
● Onion – 25gm
● Ginger – 2gm
● Heeng – Half pinch
● Salt – For taste
● Chilli – For taste
● Oil – 2 ml


STEP-1 Finely chop spinach, onion & ginger add in a bowl along besan flour, salt and mix well.
STEP-2 Add water in small quantity to make thin pouring consistency batter.
STEP-3 Heat a non stick pan and pour one laddle of batter pour from outside to inside. We can’t spread this like
we do for normal dosa, so pour in circular motion like we are spread, if not, rotate the tawa to spread the batter.
STEP-4 Drizzle oil over edges, And cook in slow to medium flame until edges becomes brown, flip and cook
another side for 1 minute or until cheela gets cooked and brown. Repeat for rest.
STEP-5 Serve warm with coriander chutney or curry leaves chutney.

Health benefits:-

1. Good for your heart.
2. Lowers diabetes.
3. Fights allergies.
4. Helps in skin tightening.
5. Control blood pressure.
6. Good for Bone health.
7. Promotes digestive regularity.
8. Healthy skin and hair.

Nutritional Benefits:-

1. Good source of Iron.
2. Great source of soluble fibre.
3. Rich in Vitamin c.
4. Good for Zinc.
5. Good amount of calcium

Benefits of this Recipe:

  1. Nutrient-rich: Spinach is a powerhouse of vitamins A, C, and K, while besan flour provides protein and essential minerals like iron and magnesium.
  2. High Fiber: The combination of spinach and besan flour makes this cheela high in dietary fiber, aiding digestion and promoting gut health.
  3. Low-Calorie Option: With minimal oil usage and nutrient-dense ingredients, Spinach Besan Cheela is a satisfying yet low-calorie meal choice.
  4. Versatile: This recipe can be customized with various spices and vegetables to suit personal preferences and dietary needs.
  5. Quick and Easy: Perfect for busy mornings or as a light meal, this cheela comes together in no time and requires basic pantry staples.

Nutritive Value (Per Serving):

  • Calories: Approximately 120 kcal
  • Protein: 6 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 12 grams
  • Fat: 5 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Vitamin A: 60% of daily recommended intake
  • Vitamin C: 30% of daily recommended intake
  • Iron: 10% of daily recommended intake

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