• Besan Cheela Potli
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INGREDIENTS


Besan Cheela Potli

 

Servings - 2- 3 

 

INGREDIENTS 

Oil - 30 millilitres 

Onions - 100 grams 

Green beans - 60 grams 

Bell peppers - 210 grams 

Salt - 1 teaspoon 

Cumin powder - 1 teaspoon 

Coriander powder - 1/2 teaspoon 

Red chili - 1/2 teaspoon 

Paneer - 180 grams 

Gram flour - 250 grams 

Salt - 1/2 teaspoon 

Red chili - 1/2 teaspoon 

Turmeric - 1/4 teaspoon 

Carom seeds - 1/4 teaspoon 

Curd - 2 tablespoons 

Water - 300 millilitres 

Spring onion leaves - to tie potlis 

 

 

PREPARATION

  1. Heat 30 millilitres oil in a skillet, add 100 grams onions and fry till translucent or until it turns golden brown in color.
  2. Then, add 60 grams green beans, 210 grams bell peppers and mix it well.
  3. Cook for 5 - 7 minutes on medium heat.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon cumin powder, 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder, 1/2 teaspoon red chili and mix it well.
  5. Now, add 180 grams paneer and mix it well. 
  6. Remove it from heat and Keep aside.
  7. In a mixing bowl, add 250 grams gram flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon red chili, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric, 1/4 teaspoon carom seeds, 2 tablespoons curd and mix it well with help of whisk. 
  8. Now, add 300 millilitres water and make a smooth paste.
  9. Heat some oil in a pan, add the prepared paste on it evenly.
  10. Cook on moderate heat for 2 - 3 minutes and then flip it gently.
  11. Cook for another 2 - 3 minutes and flip it again. 
  12. Take a cheela and 
  13. Place some prepared paneer mixture on it.
  14. Fold the edges of it from each side like potli. (See Video)
  15. Tie the potli with the help of spring onion. (Use the green part)
  16. Close and secure with a wooden toothpick as shown in the video.
  17. Place it on serving dish. 
  18. Serve hot.