National Nutrition Week is being celebrated from 1st to 7th September by the Indian government’s Food and Nutrition Board of India. Every year, this week aims to emphasize the importance of incorporating a healthy, balanced diet as part of our daily lives. Lucky for us, Indian cuisine is full of examples of healthy recipes that are not only nutritious but also incredibly delicious. Take for example Cheela – a modest Indian pancake that creates a charm in every bite. If you are looking for some healthy and nutritious cheela recipes to include in your diet, we have just what you need.
Here are 5 nutritious Cheela recipes for National Nutrition Week:
1. Mixed Dal Cheela
Lentils or Dal are one of the best sources of protein for vegetarians. With four delicious dishes, this mixed Dal cheela is sure to become part of your meal plan during National Nutrition Week. Click here for the recipe.
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2. Sprouts And Rava Cheela
We all enjoy protein-rich sprouts in the form of salads or curries. However, Sprouts and Sooji cheela are one class apart. Low and calorie and super satisfying, this cheela also has the goodness of protein in sheet or tofu form included in it. Find the full recipe here.
3. Besan Cheela
The humble besan can be made into many dishes, but one classic recipe is cheela besan. A simple, savory cheela that’s made in no time and has plenty of protein in it, too. What a great way to celebrate National Nutrition Week! Click here to see the full recipe.
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4. Moong Dal Cheela With Paneer
However, some other favorites, cheela lovers will vouch for this delicious and nutritious cheela. The added panels give it a creamy and delicious edge, and also add to the protein content. Find the full recipe here.
5. Matar Cheela Oats
Oats have proven their mettle not only for weight loss but also for overall health. How about incorporating this amazing ingredient into your cheela recipes? This oat cheela also has the goodness of peas making it a perfect meal for National Nutrition Week. Click here to see the full recipe.
So try these amazing cheela recipes for National Nutrition Week and let us know which one you like best!
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