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Paneer Badam Ka Cheela


Paneer Badam Ka Cheela is a delicious North Indian recipe which is loved by many. Cheela is a healthy and nutritious dish that gives us a great start for the day if we have it for breakfast. Although, you can have it anytime of the day from lunch to mid-night snacks. This easy-to-make and simple recipe gets ready in under 30 minutes, so if you are in a hurry and want to have something filling and healthy, then this is a must-try for you! This recipe is a variation of the traditional cheela with ingredients like besan, badam, paneer, baking powder, ginger and spices.

2 cup gram flour (besan)
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon carom seeds
3 tablespoon almond oil

For Filling:
1/2 cup mashed paneer
1 teaspoon roasted cumin seeds
2 teaspoon chopped ginger
1/4 cup chopped almonds
1 chopped green chilli
1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves

Step 1
Take a mixing bowl and put besan, salt, ajwain (carom seeds), red chilly powder, baking powder and water to make a thick and smooth batter. Keep it aside.

Step 2
In a small bowl, mix together paneer, almond, cumin seeds (jeera), green chilli, ginger and coriander leaves nicely for the stuffing.

Step 3
On medium flame, heat a non-stick pan and drizzle a little oil into it. Pour the batter and spread around evenly to give it a round shape. Allow it to cook nicely from one side and then gently turn it and cook the other side. (Note: Don’t burn any side of the cheela.)

Step 4
Put the flame to low setting. Now, grab a spoon and take some of the stuffing and put it in the center of the cheela and spread horizontally. Fold the cheela like a dosa and take it off from the pan. Serve hot!