Suji Cheela With A Delicious Chutney


For Suji Chilla
  • 1 cup suji/semolina
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ¼ cup capsicum
  • ¼ cup onions
  • ¼ cup tomatoes
  • ¼ cup yellow bell pepper
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander
  • oil for cooking

Note– Please read recipe notes in the end.

Main Equipment Used

Steps In Making

  1. In a large bowl add semolina, water and mix well.
  2. Now add all the finely chopped vegetables, cumin seeds and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Add some water if the batter is too thick. It should have a medium consistency, not too thick nor thin.
  4. Now add salt, red chilli powder, cumin powder and fresh coriander leaves. Mix well. The suji chilla batter is ready.
  5. Heat a tawa over medium heat and then add a teaspoon of oil/ghee. Now pour a large spoonful of the suji chilla batter and spread it evenly into round shape.
  6. Cover it with a lid and cook for 3-4 minutes from each sides.
  7. Serve hot with the chana dal chutney we prepared.

Recipe Notes

  • You can add any vegetables of your choice.
  • Make sure the vegetables are finely chopped else the chilla might break while cooking.
  • Do not make very big chillas else they might break while flipping.


For Chutney
  • 1 cup roasted chana dal
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 inch tamarind
  • water as required
  • salt to taste
For Tempering
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 pinch asafetida
  • 10-12 curry leaves

Steps In Making

  1. In a mixer grinder add the roasted chana dal, cumin seeds, green chillies, garlic, tamarind and salt. Now add little water at a time and grind till it forms smooth.
  2. For the tempering, heat oil in a pan and then add mustard seeds, asafetida and curry leaves. Sauté for 10 seconds.
  3. Pour the tempering on the chana dal chutney and mix well.
  4. Serve with chana dal chutney with the suji chillas.
  5. You can store the chutney for upto a day in the refrigerator. It tastes best when fresh.
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