Maize flour chila
time - 15 minutes
Servings - 2 to 3
1 cup maize flour
3/4 cup buttermilk
1 green chili
1/4 cup cilantro
1 small onion
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
salt to taste
refined oil for shallow fry ( as per requirement )
Wash the cilantro and chop it finely.
Remove the skin of onion and chop the onion and green chili finely.
Sieve the maize flour in a bowl.
Add salt to taste, red chili powder and turmeric powder to it.
Now add butter milk slowly and mix well so that no lumps are left in it.
The batter should be medium in consistency, not very thick and not very thin.
You can add some more flour if you feel it thin in consistency and you can add less than 3/4 cup butter milk if you fin the consistency right.
Rest for 15 to 20 minutes.
Now add chopped onions, green chili and cilantro and mix well.
Spread a ladle full of batter over it in a circle evenly as shown in the picture.
Wait for a minute. flame should be more than medium but not very high.
Add few drops of refined oil around the chila and wait for a minute or two.
Flip the chila, add some more drops of oil around the chila and wait for 2 minutes. Flip and check, it should look like chila shown in the picture.
Delicious Maize chila breakfast is ready to serve.
Serve hot with tomato ketchup.
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Happy Cooking !
Tips for maize chila
- Always use fresh Maize flour for any Maize recipe, because this flour lasts only for few days.