By: Ms. Pooja Yadav, PGD in Dietetics, Dietitian at NephroPlus                                    

Veg Semolina Cheela is a simple, healthy and easy to make recipe. It is also high in protein which makes it an ideal breakfast option for our dialysis guests.

Portions: 2

Serving size: 1


  • Semolina-1/2 cup(83gm)
  • Curd-1/2 cup(64gm)
  • Chopped Onion-18gm(1 small)
  • Chopped Tomato-20gm (1 small)
  • Chopped Green Chilli-1 (4gm)
  • Paneer-15gm
  • Boiled Peas-10gm
  • Refined Oil-1tsp.
  • Salt-A dash (0.4gm) as suggested by the dietitian.


  • In a bowl make a batter of semolina, curd and water. The consistency of the batter should not be runny, nor should be too thick let the batter rest for at last 20-25 minutes.
  • In the mixture add all the other ingredients mentioned above.
  • Take a non-stick pan & put it on low medium flame brush it with little oil.Once the pan is hot pour a big ladle of mixture and spread it on the pan like a dosa.
  • Put the lid and let the cheela cook under steam on low flame for 5-7 minutes then, flip the cheela so that both sides get cooked. Cook till they are yellowish golden in colour.
  • Serve hot with chutney

Nutritional value per Serving

Calorie Protein Sodium Potassium Phosphorus
296.9Kcal 7.72gm 4.605mg 253.11mg 89.78Mg