How to make Cheela Quesadilla -

This fusion snack will win over many young hearts

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tata Sampann Moong Dal Chilla Mix, Leftover rajma masala

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cheela Quesadilla

Cheela Quesadilla Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheela Quesadilla Recipe

  • Tata Sampann Moong Dal Chilla Mix 180 grams

  • Leftover rajma masala 1 cup

  • Oil for drizzling

  • Processed cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Small green capsicum cut into thin strips 1

  • Small red capsicum cut into thin strips 1

  • Small yellow capsicum cut into thin strips 1

  • Small onion finely sliced 1

  • Micro greens for garnish

  • Tomato salsa to serve


Step 1

Take moong dal chilla mix in a bowl, add 1½ cups of water and whisk well into a smooth batter.

Step 2

Heat a little oil on a non-stick tawa and spread it all over the tawa with a damp tissue. Pour a ladle full of batter and spread it, drizzle some oil all around and on top and cook until the underside turns golden brown. Flip it over and cook for 2-3 minutes on other side as well. Set aside and similarly make one more chilla.

Step 3

Sprinkle half the processed cheese and mozzarella cheese on top of this chilla, spread rajma masala, green capsicum, red capsicum, yellow capsicum and onions.

Step 4

Sprinkle remaining processed cheese and mozzarella cheese on top. Cover with another chilla and press gently and cook for 1 minute. Flip and cook on the other side for 1 minute.

Step 5

Transfer onto a serving plate, cut into quarters and serve hot with micro greens and tomato salsa.

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