Bajra chilla recipe, how to make instant bajra chilla, millet recipes for weight loss. Healthy instant bajra chilla is a filling and nutrient dense meal for breakfast lunch or dinner. Its a filling and satiating meal to include in your weight loss journey. Its super easy to make and takes just under 10 mins. You can easily make this in those busy mornings and carry this as a lunch box meal and it stays soft too.
Bajra also known as pearl millet and kambu in Malayalam is a millet and including whole grains in your diet helps to keep you fuller for a longer time as it is rich in fibre and other vitamins and nutrients. When using traditional grains like millets make sure you use a healthy fat like desi ghee or wood pressed oils to help the fat soluble vitamins absorb faster into your body.
Millets are being promoted as nutri cereals by the Govt. Of India. Studies has shown that it plays an active role in weight loss, immunity boosting, managing diabetes etc. Millets are gluten free and hence ideal to include include in your gluten free diet.
Note: This is a single serving recipe.
Bajra flour (atta): 1/4 cup
2 grated carrot
1/2 cucumber grated
2 green chilies
3 shallots (small onions)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp black pepper powder
1/3 tsp jeera (cumin seeds)
2-3 sprigs of fresh coriander leaves
Desi ghee as needed
No need for any extra water. the moisture from the vegetables are enough to bind it into a dough.
Do watch my video to know the detailed cooking of bajra chilla.