Besan Cheela Tomato (Tomato Omelette). Besan Chila, essentially an Indian high protein gram flour crepe is also known as a tomato omelette in certain parts of our country. Jowar & Tomato Cheela is a simple diabetic friendly recipe of a healthy cheela recipe made with a combination of jowar flour, maize flour etc.


Cheela Tomato
Cheela Tomato


    • 1 pound tomatoes, peeled and pureed
    • 1 pound besan or gram flour or Jowar flour or maize flour 
    • 4 green chillies, minced

  • 1 small bunch of coriander leaves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon til (sesame seeds)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt and chilli powder to taste
  • 6 teaspoons sugar


    • Form a soft batter by mixing together all the above
    • Heat a griddle (tawa) to smoking. Then lower the heat
      and grease it well with ghee.
    • Put 1/4 cup of batter on it and spread it into a thin even
      round shape.
    • When the undersides turn golden, put a little more ghee around the edges and turn over.

  • Remove from heat when both sides turn golden brown.
    Serve piping hot with green chutney.
  • Enjoy Cheela Tomato.