Recipe: Nutritious jowar & tomato chilla

Alpa Momaya

May 16, 2022

Nutritious jowar & tomato chilla

This breakfast dish is a simple and filling option that one might try if they are bored of their regulars. Also, our healthy take on it is to replace chickpea flour with jowar (sorghum) flour. This wholesome dish will be surely winning hearts, if it a kid or an adult. While, jowar boosts digestion and aids heart health, tomatoes are great source of antioxidants and also adds colour to your plate.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people
Calories 95 kcal


  • 1/4 cup white millet flour (Jowar atta)
  • 1/4 cup wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup oats flour
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomato, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp green chilli, finely choppe
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp oil


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all jowar flour, oats flour and wheat flour with 3/4 cup water and combine them together to make a thick batter.
  • Now, add the chopped tomatoes, onions, chillies and coriander
  • Mix these well into a pourable consistency.
  • Preheat the non-stick tawa and brush a little oil on it .
  • Keep the temperature of our stove to low.
  • Pour a ladle full of the batter into the nonstick tawa and spread it out evenly, in a circular motion.
  • Let it cook for 2 mins on either side or until you achieve a brown layer at each side.
  • Repeat the previous two procedures to make more chillas/pancakes.
  • Serve the nourishing jowar and tomato chilla with mint and coriander chutney or yoghurt.
Keyword chilla, dosa, millet

About the Author

As the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from the University of Mumbai, Alpa Momaya has always understood the value of good nutrition in an individual's life. She is a Registered Nutritional Practitioner (Canada) with over 15 years of experience in the field. Specializing in Clinical Nutrition, Pre & Post Natal Diets, and Weight Management, Alpa found her calling as a Sr. Nutritionist with HealthifyMe. Alpa's love for cooking and good nutrition has seen her contribute several recipes to the HealthifyMe database over the years. Additionally, she takes a keen interest in reading and painting.

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