Ragi Cheela

When thinking about a quick and healthy breakfast alternative Ragi Cheela recipe for healthy breakfast is a good option. Try this easy and healthy Ragi Cheela recipe that will quickly become your favorite. To make it tastier, add some basic vegetables like onion, tomato, and capsicum.

Ragi cheela goes well with your favorite dip or chutney or ketchup. Enjoy it hot as a breakfast or evening snack.

Stuff Ragi cheela with soya bhurji or paneer bhurji to make it more protein-rich.

Whether it’s for toddlers or adults, everyone will enjoy this delectable meal.

So, instead of your normal and boring breakfast, give this nutritious dish a try.

Ragi is a healthy millet high in dietary fiber, iron, and calcium.

It not only benefits digestion, but it also strengthens bones and hair.

Please give this dish a try, rate it, and let us know how it came out.


 Ingredients for Ragi Cheela Recipe

  • 1 cup ragi flour
  • 2 tbsp gram flour (besan)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 capsicum (green pepper)
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp dry mango powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • salt as required
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1/2 Tomato finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh yoghurt (curd)
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida (heeng)

How to make Ragi Cheela

  • Firstly prepare the batter by mixing ragi flour, besan, and curd in a mixing bowl. Make semi flowable batter.
  • Now add chopped vegetables, salt and other spices in the batter. Mix well.
  • Add some water to maintain the consistency of batter.
  • Keep it aside for 5-8 minutes.
  • Now take a pan (preferably non stick) and spread 1 tbsp oil on it.
  • Add a ladleful of batter and spread gently.
  • Cook it for 3-4 minutes over low flame. After 3-4 minutes it starts leaving the sides. Add some oil drop by drop on sides.
  • Now flip it to other side and again cook it for 4-5 minutes.
  • Make them crunchy and crispy by cooking for few more minutes.

Recipe Notes

  • Serve Ragi Cheela hot with your favorite dip, chutney or ketchup.
  • Stuff plain Ragi Cheela with soya bhurji or Paneer bhurji.
  • Have it with mint curd dip (prepared by adding 1 tbsp curd in mint coriander chutney and chaat masala).