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Makai Ka Cheela Recipe - Gluten Free Breakfast

This gluten free instant makai ka cheela recipe is perfect for those who are looking for gluten free recipes. Makki or makkai chilla can be made instantly as a breakfast, lunch, or dinner. You can also make this as a quick healthy after school meal for kids.

This chilla will stay soft and is more or less like a soft roti, hence it can be carried to work as a lunch box meal and takes just under 10 minutes to make this super healthy and nutrient dense meal. You can enjoy this with pickle or any side dish of your choice.


The ingredients in this meal makes it super healthy and nutrient dense. Feel free to watch the full video to understand more about the ingredients I am using and its health benefits.

1 cup makai atta (cornmeal)
Shallots: 4-5
Garlic: 3-4
Ginger: 1/4 inch
Green chilli: 1
Curry leaves: 3 sprigs
Ajwain: 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp
Pink Himalayan Salt as needed
Kashmiri chilli powder: 1/2 tsp
Chopped coriander leaves
Water: 1/2 cup
Desi ghee as needed
Notes: Mix by adding water little by little. The dough should be of spreadable consistency.


  1. Hey Nisa, I am new to cooking with dosa idli batter, making chutneys. My biggest challenge is getting the right grinder that could grind these ingredients to make these items. Any recommendations, which mixer grinder do you use?
    Thank you so much


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