How to make PROSO MILLET CHEELA
Proso Millet – 200g
Bengal Gram Flour ( Besan ) – 100g
Carrot – 1 grated
Green Chilli – 2
Ginger – ½ inch
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Black Pepper Powder – 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – ¼ tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds – 1 tsp
Kasuri Methi – 1 tsp
Salt as per taste
Water – ¾ cup
Oil – 1 tbsp
Soak Proso millet overnight or 5 -6 hours in water
Grind the soaked Proso millet into a smooth paste
Add all the ingredients and mix everything so that there are no lumps and you get a pouring consistency batter. Add grated carrot to the above mixture.
Heat a flat pan on a medium flame. Once heated, grease this pan with a few drops of oil.
Pour a ladle full of batter and pour it on the pan. Gently spread the batter with the ladle.
Now on a low flame, cook the cheela. Drizzle some oil on the cheela.
Cook till it is golden brown and crisp from both the side.
Serve with fresh chutney.
1 cup proso millet, 2 ½ cups water, 2 tbsp oil, ½ tsp mustard, ½ tsp cumin,1 tsp gram dal, 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tbsp chopped ginger, 1 big onion, 1 spring curry leaves, 3 green chillies, 2 red chillies, 1 carrot, 1 pinch asafoetida, 1 tsp salt, 1 tbsp lemon juice, Coriander leaves.
Rinse Proso Millets two to three times well with clean water. Soak for 20 minutes.
Recipe to make Organic Proso Millets Upma:
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.Let them splutter and add gram Dal and urad dal. Fry the lentils to golden brown color. Add onion, curry leaves and green chillies. Saute onions for few minutes and add finely chopped carrots. Cook carrots for few minutes by sauteing. Put a pinch of asafoetida. Pour water and add salt. Mix and let the water come to full boiling. You can cover and boil the water. When water is boiling, add soaked millets and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook for ten minutes in low heat. High flame cooking may burn the bottom. After ten minutes, water is fully absorbed and millet becomes soft. If there is more moisture in the upma still, wait for few more minutes to get it absorbed. Finally, add a few drops of lemon juice, mix and switch off.Read More