Sweet Cheela Recipe / Meetha Cheela Recipe / Sweet Cheela

Sweet Cheela Recipe is a popular pancake or cheela in North India. It is sour as well as sweet in taste. If you want less oil healthy breakfast then Cheela is a good option. It is made of wheat flour-atta, gur-jaggery and ghee.

  • Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3
  • Skill Level: Medium


  • Wheat Flour (Atta) – 2 cup
  • Grated Jaggery – 11/2 cup
  • Desi Ghee ( clarified butter)


  • In a bowl, add water and jaggery, stir it till the jaggery dissolves completely in the water and keep aside.
  • In a bowl, add flour and jaggery solution, make sure that the lumps are not formed and keep aside.
  • Cover the batter with a lid and leave it for 10-15 min.
  • Take out some batter and dilute with water till you reach the right consistency and it should be thick but easy to spread.
  • Heat a heavy-bottomed pan on a medium flame.
  • When hot, add a few drops of oil to it and swirl to coat all sides of the pan.
  • Now pour a ladle full of batter onto the pan and lightly use the ladle to spread the batter into a circular shape from the center outwards, make a circle of diameter roughly 4-5″.
  • Drizzle with a little oil and lift the edges of the cheela to allow oil to go under it.
  • Flip now and cook it till the other side turns little golden brown.
  • Server hot sweet cheela.
SWEET CHEELA RECIPE was last modified: April 2nd, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes