29 May, 2016

Makke ka Chilla

(Savoury crepes prepared with corn kernels,gram flour and some fresh herbs and veggies).
Corn kernels: 1 Cup
Gram flour(Besan): 1 Cup
Grated Ginger:1/2 Teaspoon
Finely chopped Onion:1 small
Green Chili: 1
Coriander leaves:  handful
Asaftida: pinch
Salt to taste
Fruit Salt( Eno): 1/2 teaspoon
Oil for cooking

Scrape the corn kernels from the cob and grind it coarsely in the mixer.
In a deep bow, take gram flour,corn kernels,grated ginger, salt and asaftida. Add water gradually to the mix to make a thick batter. Stir it well so that no lumps are formed. Once the mixture is smooth, add chopped onion. coriander leaves and green chilies. Add fruit salt and stir it once.
Meanwhile, preheat the griddle. Drizzle half a teaspoon of oil. Pour a ladle full of batter on the griddle and spread it to make a 6 inch thin crepe. Let it cook for two minutes or till it turns golden brown. Flip it over and cook on the other side.
Bring it off the pan. Repeat the process for rest of the mixture.

Serve it hot with salad and  any chutney/dip of your choice.
Your delicious Makke ka chilla is ready to eat.

Enjoy !

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