Bajra Cheela: Healthy Protein-packed Breakfast Recipe


Bajre ka Cheela is a protein-packed breakfast millet option that is a healthy and nutrient-rich meal.

  • Preparation time – 15 mins
  • Cooking time – 10 mins
  • Serving Size – 4

Nutritional Value Per Serving

Here’s the nutritional information presented in table format:

Nutritional ValueAmount
Energy282 kcal
Protein9.5 g
Carbohydrate45 g
Fat6.5 g
Fiber9 g

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Ingredients of Bajra Chilla

Here’s the ingredient list presented in table format:

Pearl Millet Flour250g
Onion (chopped)1
Carrot (grated)1
Green Chillies (finely chopped)2
Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)few
Red Chilli Powder1 tbsp
Coriander Powder1 tbsp
Saltas per taste
Oil2 tbsp

How to make Bajra Cheela?

step by step making of bajra cheela recipe
  1. Take pearl millet flour and besan in a mixing bowl
  2. Add onion, carrot, chillies, spices and salt
  3. Add water and whisk well to a smooth-flowing consistency of the batter
  4. Preheat a skillet on medium heat and grease the skillet. Pour a ladleful of batter on the skillet and spread it in a circular motion inside out to make a thin cheela/ crepe.
  5. Drizzle a teaspoon of ghee or oil around the sides and inside and cook till it turns golden brown on both sides. Once done, remove from the pan and serve. Proceed the same way with the remaining cheela batter.
  6. Serve the Bajra Chilla.


Bajra cheela is made with bajra flour which is gluten-free, protein-rich nutrient-dense, and rich in dietary fiber.

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