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Chilka Roti is a popular breakfast recipe, made using Rice and Chana dal. A perfect balance of carbs and proteins. Served with Garlic Chutney, Tomato Chutney and Baingan Choka and Baked Bajra Tikki

Chilka Roti (Lentil & Rice Crepes)

Chilka Roti is a popular breakfast recipe, made using Rice and Chana dal. A perfect balance of carbs and proteins.
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Course: Breakfast, Lunch
Cuisine: Indian, Jharkhand
Keyword: Chana Dal, Dal, Gluten Free, Kid Food, Lentils, Lunch Box, Rice, Toddler Food, Vegan
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Soaking Time: 8 hours
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Rice
  • 1/2 Cup Chana Dal / Split Bengal Gram
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for cooking the rotis

Instructions

  • Clean and rinse the rice and chana dal separately.
  • Soak it in enough water for 7-8 hours or overnight.
    Soaked Rice for Chilka Roti
  • Once soaked, drain the water and give a quick rinse again.
    Soaked Dal for Chilka Roti
  • Grind the batter to a smooth consistency with the help of water.
    Batter for Chilka Roti
  • Do not add too much water, we want a semi-thick consistency batter.
    Consistency of Batter for Chilka Roti
  • Add salt and let the batter rest for 5-10 minutes.
  • Heat a Dosa tawa or a Crepe pan.
  • Once hot, drizzle or brush some oil using a clean tissue or a pastry brush.
  • Pour around ¼ cup of batter, a ladle full or around 3 tablespoons of batter on a pan.
  • Spread it like dosa by making circles outwards with the help of the back of the ladle.
  • Let this cook on medium and drizzle some oil along the edges.
  • Once it starts getting cooked from the edges, it will start leaving the sides.
    Top of Chilka Roti
  • Flip and cook on the other side for 1-2 minutes.
    Bottom of Chilka Roti
  • Similarly, prepare the rest of the chilka rotis.
  • Serve this for breakfast with Lehsun ki chutney and Baingan Chokha.

Notes

  •  1 Cup = 235 ml, 1 tbsp= 15 ml, 1 tsp = 5 ml
 
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