Egg cheela | Egg chilla evening snacks recipe

Egg Cheela - Evening Snacks recipe

Chilla or Besan cheela are simple savory pancakes made with gram flour, spices and herbs. These make for a great breakfast and can be eaten with a chutney or tea.
Cheela - South Indian savory pan cake usually made with besan flour. In this recipe we made using egg and grated potatoes with all-purpose flour. You can also include besan flour for this recipe. You can also include grated veggies like carrots, radish, spring onions etc. Not only snacks it can be served as a breakfast too.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 People


  • 2 Potatoes
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Onion
  • 1-2 Green chilly
  • 1/4 th tsp pepper
  • 3 tbsp maida / besan flour
  • 1/4 th tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 th tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt as required


  • Wash and peel the skin of potatoes and add in bowl of water. Grate the potatoes and immerse in water, this avoids discoloration after grating all the potatoes squeeze the excess water and transfer to a mixing bowl.
  • Add finely chopped 1 onion, chopped green chilly,1/4 tsp pepper powder, 1/4 th tsp turmeric powder and salt as required. Add 3 tbsp maida / besan flour.
  • Add 1/4 th tsp ginger garlic paste. To that add 2 eggs and mix well. And then mix well.
  • Heat a pan and grease oil pour the prepared mixture in the pan into small dosa shape. After cooking for 2 mins oneside flip over and cook the other side add oil if required.
  • You can serve this egg chilla with tomato sauce


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Hello Friends, I am Poornima Senthil Kumar an IT professional and mother of 2 little angels. My passion for cooking is endless and this blog and Cookingmypassion youtube channel is my dream. I post day to day recipes and also some famous and interesting recipes in my blog and my channel. I love to shoot food preparations videos and also love to capture an eye-catching and mouth-watering pics of my recipes. Me and my husband both love to cook new and innovative recipes. And I am blessed to get my hubby as a supportive and acting partner in our cooking videos. We both love cooking and tasting food as much as we love each other lol... Cooking healthy food, eating happily and staying active without any illness till the last breath is the way of my life. And I would be very happy to know my friends are too happy and healthy with my recipes. No rules, Don't be afraid to do whatever you want. Cooking doesn't have to have rules. I don't like it that way. - Masaharu Morimoto Thank you.

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