This amazing aquatic gluten-free fruit is low in fat and is packed with nutrients. It is a great source of potassium along with calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, iodine and different vitamins.
This cooling fruit has a soothing effect on the body. It can be eaten boiled, stir-fried can be added to salads and ground as flour to be used in different recipes.
So this Navratra enjoy the health benefits of water chestnuts and relish the chila made from water chestnut flour which is perfect for fasting and super easy to cook.
1 cup water chestnut flour
1 cup of water
Rock salt as per taste
1 green chili, chopped
2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves
Oil for greasing the pan
Method Mix water chestnut flour, rock salt, chopped green chilies and chopped fresh coriander in a bowl.
Give it a whisk and add a cup of water to make a smooth batter. Keep it aside for 5 minutes. The consistency of the batter should be smooth, thick and flow.
Heat a non-stick pan and grease it with minimum oil.
Pour a ladleful of batter onto the heated pan and spread immediately.
Let it cook till the edges start to turn golden in color. Flip it and cook, from both sides.
Serve with curd or raita.
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