Friday 27 February 2009

Pudla-indian savory pancakes.

Pudla- A savory pancake made from chickpea flour(besan) and fresh fenugreek(methi).Delicately seasoned with chilies and fresh ginger, these pancakes are a wonderful snack option served with pickle and yoghurt.
8 oz besan (chick pea flour)
2 oz fresh methi finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
2-3 green chillies finely chopped
1 teaspoon fresh ginger paste
1 teaspoon oil
1/2 teaspoon eno salts
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder (optional)
2 tablespoons oil for cooking pan cakes.
1/2 pint water to make batter.


1.Put the water, besan, chillies, ginger, methi leaves, salt in a blender and make a thin batter.
2.To this batter add the 1 teaspoon oil and eno salts and stir.
3.Heat a non stick skillet or frying pan and sparingly oil it.
4. Using a ladle pour some batter on to the hot skillet and spread in circular motion using back of ladle to form thin pancake.
5.When bubbles start to form on pancake, lightly spread oil on to it and flip it over.
6.Cook other side for about 1 -1 1/2 minute.
7.Pancake is ready, repeat procedure for rest of batter.

Serve with yoghurt and Green coriander chutney


  1. We call these things Chila :)


  2. we call these things pudlas :)
    thanks for sharing Nayna.....

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  4. Cool stuff nayna...amazing blog and nice recepies! LOVE it! :)

  5. Never eaten pudla but would love too!

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