How to make yummy Mini Fenugreek Pancake / Methi Chilla / Chanka

Mini Fenugreek Pancake / Methi Chilla /  Chanka  15049628_10211080956210657_689607342_n

It is a quick and easy-to-make healthy snack item.  Its a spicy blend of fresh fenugreek leaves and gram flour. Easy to make yummy side dish during meal. Delicious pancake can be made with just a few ingredients.

Sharing very simple recipe with you..

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup fresh Methi / Fenugreek leaves finely chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup gram flour/ besan
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp ginger-chilli paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Water as per requirement
  • Oil to grease the pan


  1. In a big bowl take finely chopped methi leaves, finely chopped onion , gram flour, rice flour, ginger-chilli paste, cumin seeds, red chilli powder, turmeric powder,  asafoetida, garam masala powder, oil and salt to taste and mix well.   15058010_10211070525269890_1386148205_n 15086204_10211070525389893_375732221_n
  2. Add water and make a thick  paste with no lumps. Adjust the consistency of the mixture to make a batter.
  3. Keep aside for half an hour. 15057995_10211070525229889_362780035_n
  4. Heat a non stick tawa or dosa pan on medium flame. Grease the pan with oil.
  5. Pour batter on pan after heated properly. Spread the batter with the help of spoon. 15102307_10211080182111305_751785429_o_png
  6. Arrange mini pancakes asper the size of your pan.15126208_10211080175071129_1379805178_o
  7. After 2 to 3 mins try to flip it. It will easily loosen from the sides. Cook properly from both the sides. 15126132_10211080169710995_1151844542_o
  8. Mini Fenugreek Pancakes are ready to serve with ketchup, sauce or any curry.15049617_10211080169670994_883384504_n


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