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Oats Vegetable Chila (Savory PanCake)

Oats Vegetable Chila (Savory PanCake)

Oats vegetable chila (Pancake) is my version of vegan savory pancake loaded with vegetables and healthy ingredients like oats and gram flour.
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Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Besan, Gluten Free, Gram Flour, Oats, Vegan, Vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Resting Time: 10 minutes
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre



  • 1 Cup Oats
  • 2 Tablespoon Besan/Gram Flour Can be replaced with Semolina/Rava
  • 1 Cup Finely Chopped vegetables as you like (eg. Capsicum, spinach, Carrot)
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion (optional)
  • 1-2 grated garlic (optional)
  • ½ inch grated ginger (optional)
  • 1 Green chilli finely chopped (optional and to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Masala powder
  • ½ teaspoon Red Mirchi Powder - as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 Cup Yogurt
  • Water for mixing as needed
  • Oil for greasing pan


  • Add Oats in a blender and grind to a coarse powder
  • Mix all the ingredients and make a semi thick batter.
  • You should be able to spread it in the pan. It is a bit thick than dosa batter.
  • Let the batter rest for 10-15 minutes so that the flours hydrate.
  • Heat a pan and drizzle some oil on it.
  • Take 1 spoonful ladle and make a chila/pancake/dosa of around 5-6 inches or as preferred.
  • Cook it on slow gas for 5-7 minutes.
  • Flip when you see that the top is almost dry and it appears to cook. i.e. it starts leaving the edges of the pan.
  • Turn and again cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Cook on both the sides until golden brown.
  • Serve it with Sauce or Chutney of your choice.


  • 1 Cup = 235 ml, 1 tablespoon = 15ml, 1 teaspoon = 5ml
  • One can use vegetables of choice.
  • Size and thickness of the pancake is as per your preference.
  • I use porridge oats or rolled oats.
  • I have used yogurt in this, Vegans can use vegan yogurt or replace it with water.
  • I have used oats and chickpea flour. But be sure to use certified gluten-free oats
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