Spinach Corn and Lentils Pancakes/Cheela

I was so scared to try the cheela but thinks to the awesome motivation by Monika and Swati I decided to dive in.

I had so much of them when I was a little girl that I didnt touch them at all for atleast 10 years after words. Few days back when I made this, it took me back to mom’s rustic kitchen.

You shall need: [Feeds 2 for breakfast]

1/2 cup… Moong dal

4 tbsp… Rice

1 tsp… Methi Dana


2.. Green Chillies

1 tbsp… Ginger garlic paste

Red chilly powder

1 bunch About a cup of leafs]… Palak/spinach [Washed]

1/4 cup… Corn kernels




  • Soak the lentil, rice and methi seeds overnight.
  • Drain the water and keep them aside.
  • Wash the palak leaves and corn kernels.
  • In a mixer, add the corn, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, palak and lentils mixture.
  • Grind into a fine paste.
  • Add a couple of tbsp of water is need be.
  • Take it out in a bowl and season.
  • Add more water as we want it be of a slightly pouring consistency [More like dosa batter]
  • On a hot skillet, pour a ladle ful and spread as thin as possible.
  • Now add a few drops of oil
  • Adjust the heat to medium and let it cook.
  • Flip it carefully and cook on the other side too.
  • Serve with chutney of your choice.

palak cheela


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