How to make Carrot and Beetroot Cheela -

Carrots and beetroots lend not only their lovely colour but also flavour and nutrients to these cheelas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Carrot (गाजर), Beetroot (चुकन्दर )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Carrot and Beetroot Cheela

Carrot and Beetroot Cheela Recipe Card


Hindi: gajar
If there is one vegetable that is truly a nutritional hero then it is bound to be the carrot. A goldmine of nutrients, this is the reason they can be even termed as worth the other ‘karat’ (as in gold)! Ranging in colours from orange, black, pink to red, yellow and white, this delicious vegetable is within the reach of rich and poor alike and is rightly called the universal root. The best role that this winter vegetable can play – chomp on one as it is an excellent snack!

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 2-2.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Carrot and Beetroot Cheela Recipe

  • Carrot grated 2/3 cup

  • Beetroot grated 2/3 cup

  • Buckwheat flour (kuttu ka atta) 1/2 cup

  • Rice flour 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Ginger-green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Spring onions with greens chopped 2/3 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for cooking


Step 1

Put buckwheat flour, rice flour and yogurt in a bowl. Add half cup of water and mix well. Rest for two hours.

Step 2

Add ginger-green chilli paste, carrot, beetroot, spring onions, coriander leaves and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Heat some oil in a non-stick pan. Pour a ladleful of the mixture on it and spread into a cheela. Cook, turning sides, till both sides turn golden. Make more cheele similarly.

Step 4

Transfer onto serving plates and serve hot.

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