suji ka nashta recipe | stuffed rava chilla | potato stuffed rava pancake

stuffed rava chilla

Suji ka nashta is a healthy and tasty small rava pancake or chilla stuffed with chatpata potato masala.  It is a quick and simple recipe that you can make for evening snacks or breakfast. This recipe also has potato stuffing which makes it tasty and filling as well. the recipe can be easily served as it is without any side dish but tastes great when served with a choice of spicy chutney or sauce. Do try this!

The key to making the perfect stuffed rava chilla at home are:
  • Firstly, I use slightly thick and sour buttermilk to make for the batter, you can use curd instead of it.
  • The batter plays a critical role in it. The batter has to be neither thick nor thin and has to be medium thick and pouring consistency.
  • Making potato stuffing is completely open-ended and you can make it as per your preference.
  • Cook stuffed rava chilla on low flame, so it will crispy from both sides.
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stuffed rava chilla

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Nehas Cook Book
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

For rava chilla batter

  • 1 cup fine rava suji/semolina
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp or pinch of baking soda
  • 1.5 cup buttermilk or ½ cup sour curd

For potato stuffing

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Pinch of hing
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp green chilli paste
  • ½ cup green peas
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • 1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
  • Some coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Assembling

  • Green chutney
  • Tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ¼ tsp red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp pavbhaji masala
  • Some coriander leaves

Instructions
 

Making rava chilla/pancake batter

  • In a mixing bowl, also add fine rava, salt, and baking soda.
  • Add buttermilk gradually and make smooth, medium-thick, and pouring consistency of the batter.
  • Cover and rest it for 25 minutes so the rava will puff up.

Making potato masala

  • In a pan, add oil, jeera, hing, ginger, and green chili paste. Sauté for a minute.
  • Add green peas and salt. sprinkle some water, cover, and cook green peas on low flame till they become slightly soft.
  • Now add turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, and chaat masala. Mix well.
  • Now add boiled and mashed potatoes. Mix well.
  • Switch off the gas, add some coriander leaves and lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Potato stuffing is ready. keep it aside

Making stuffed rava chilla / pancake

  • Heat the tawa, grease with oil, and lower the flame.
  • Add a small quantity of batter on tawa and spread it slightly into circular motion. Make medium thick and small size chilla/pancakes
  • Add oil on the sides of the chilla and cook it slightly from both sides. Do not make it crisp.
  • Make all chilla/pancakes in the same ways.
  • Take one chilla and spread coriander chutney or tomato sauce on it.
  • Then place potato stuffing on one side of the chilla.
  • Fold the chilla and ready all nashta into same ways.
  • Now heat oil in a pan, add a little red chili powder, pavbhaji masala, and coriander leaves. mix well.
  • Place nashta on it and roast it from both sides till it becomes crispy.
  • Serve stuffed rava chilla or sooji ka nashta with tomato ketchup or green chutney.

Notes

  • use fine rava for nashta.
  • use ½ cup sour curd instead of buttermilk.
  • make medium thick and pouring consistency of the batter.
  • rest batter for 25 minutes, so rava soaked properly.
  • lower the gas flame while spreading the chilla.
  • add masala into oil gives a good flavor to the masala.
  • lower the gas flame while roasting nashta with masala and oil.

 

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