Mushroom Stuffed Gram Flour Chilla

Gram flour Chilla highly nutritious low calorie pancake , is a popular Indian street and fast food. Made from gram flour which is rich in carbohydrate and high proportion of protein. Chilla gives a unique crispy followed by soft texture in mouth and gives intense taste of spices. Normally Chilla is made with mix vegetables or cheese filling. I tried a different filling made with finely chopped mushrooms, another low calorie ingredient rich in vitamin B. One can imagine that how delicious these rolls would be giving a crunchy bite with soft and juicy mushrooms ,filling your mouth with a distinct aroma of spices. So lets start with recipe. Yum

For Chilla batter:

Gram flour (besan)-2 cup

Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Carom seeds (aijwain)-1/2 tsp
For mushroom filing:
Button mushrooms ( finely chopped)- 2 cup
Onion ( finely chopped)- 1 cup
Green chilly (chopped)- 2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste – 2 tbsp
Tomato (chopped)-1 cup

Salt to taste

Red chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Cumin seed – 1/2 tsp
Mustard seed powder- 1/2 tsp
Vegetable oil-4 tsp

In a bowl mix all ingredients for Chilla batter, whisk thoroughly to avoid lumps. Left it to settle for 10 minutes.
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan add cumin seeds and mustard powder, as popping starts add chopped onions and green chilly, sauté for 5 minutes.
Add ginger garlic paste, stir and add all spices and salt.Add chopped tomatoes and sauté for 5 minutes.
Now add chopped mushrooms and cook it for 5 minutes till water from mushrooms evaporates.
Heat a nonstick pan and spread 1/2 tsp of oil on it.
Pour 2 tbsp of Chilla batter and spread it gently with the help of spoon into round shape ( well now it’s your choice how large you want to make it).
Cook it from this side for 5 minutes and flip it to get both sides golden in color.
Now stuff with mushroom filling in the centre and roll it.

Mushroom Stuffed Gram Flour Chilla
Mushroom Stuffed Gram Flour Chilla

Mushroom Stuffed Gram Flour Chilla

Mushroom Stuffed Gram Flour Chil

Let it cook for two minutes.

Remove from heat and serve with mint or garlic chutney.

Mushroom Stuffed Gram Flour Chilla
Mushroom Stuffed Gram Flour Chilla

Serve- 3 Cooking time – 30 minutes.

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