How to make Bajra Rice and Moong Sprout Cheela -

Cheela made with ground bajra, moong sprouts and rice flour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Bajra (बाजरा), Rice flour (चावल का आटा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Bajra Rice and Moong Sprout Cheela

Bajra Rice and Moong Sprout Cheela Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Bajra Rice and Moong Sprout Cheela Recipe

  • Bajra soaked 1 cup

  • Rice flour 2 tablespoons

  • Moong sprouts 1/2 cup

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Asafoetida 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger cut into juliennes 1 inch

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Gram flour (besan) 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil as required


Step 1

Grind together pearl millet, moong sprouts, green chillies, asafoetida, ginger, coriander powder, turmeric powder and yogurt to make a fine mixture. Transfer the mixture in a bowl.

Step 2

Heat a non-stick tawa.

Step 3

Add gram flour, rice flour, salt and some water to the ground mixture and mix well to make a smooth batter.

Step 4

Put some oil on the hot tawa and wipe with a tissue. Pour a ladleful of prepared batter and spread to make a thin disc. Drizzle some oil on the edges and roast the disc from both sides till golden.

Step 5

Fold and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.