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Chilla is a North Indian dish made with chickpea flour. It is a savory pancake-like dish that is often served with chutney or pickles. It is a popular breakfast dish and is also served in many restaurants. It is a quick and easy dish to make and can be also enjoyed as a snack or light meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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besan (gram flour)

2 cups

red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

cumin powder

1/2 teaspoon

coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

aamchur (dry mango powder)

1/2 teaspoon

baking soda

1/4 teaspoon

Salt to taste


2 tablespoons

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons

chopped green chillies

2 tablespoons

chopped onion

2 tablespoons

chopped tomato

2 tablespoons

chopped capsicum

2 tablespoons

chopped carrot

2 tablespoons

chopped cabbage

2 tablespoons

chopped spinach

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the besan, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, aamchur, baking soda and salt.

Step 2:

Add the oil and mix well.

Step 3:

Add the chopped vegetables and mix well.

Step 4:

Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat.

Step 5:

Grease the pan with a little oil.

Step 6:

Pour a ladleful of the batter onto the pan and spread it evenly.

Step 7:

Cook for 2-3 minutes until the edges start to turn golden brown.

Step 8:

Flip the chilla and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Step 9:

Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 11247 users have chowed down on Chilla a whopping 15385 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Lucknow, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Indore, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Chilla like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Chilla, our users are head over heels in january, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Chilla is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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