Tofu Chila ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )

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Tofu Chila ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )

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Tofu Chila ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes ) recipe - How to make Tofu Chila ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 chilas
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To Be Mixed Together Into A Batter
1/2 cup rice flour (chawal ka atta)
1/2 cup moong (whole green gram) sprouts, coarsely ground
2 tbsp besan (Bengal gram flour)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
1/4 cup of water
salt to taste

For The Stuffing
1 tsp oil
1/4 cup grated onions
1/3 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped tofu
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1/4 tsp oil for greasing
1 1/2 tsp oil for cooking

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the tomatoes, tofu, coriander, green chilies and salt, toss gently and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Cool and divide the stuffing into 6 equal portions. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the batter into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), grease it lightly using ¼ tsp of oil and spread a ladleful of the batter in a circular motion.
  3. Spread it evenly to make a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle.
  4. Cook using ¼ tsp oil till brown spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Place one portion of the stuffing mixture in the centre of the chila and fold it to make a semi-circle.
  6. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 5 more stuffed chilas. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per chila
Energy118 cal
Protein4.2 g
Carbohydrates17.6 g
Fiber3 g
Fat3.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium7 mg