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Moong dal chilla
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Moderately healthy

Moong dal chilla

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Time to cook

30 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A popular Indian savory pancake made with moong dal batter mixed with spices and herbs.

A popular Indian savory pancake made with moong dal batter mixed with spices and herbs.

Ingredients

Yellow Split Moong Dal

0.5 cup

Water

1 cup

Picador Chillies

0.5 chilli

Fresh Ginger

0.5 inch

Cumin Seeds

0.5 tsp

Kosher Salt

0.75 Tsp

Water

1 cup

Turmeric

0.25 tsp

Rice Flour

2 tbsp

Onion Raw

0.25 cup

Coriander Leaves

1 Tbsp

Vegetable Oil

1 Tbsp

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Wash the moong dal and soak it overnight in water or for at least 4 hours.

2

Wash the onions and cilantro. Finely chop them and set aside.

3

In a blender, add the drained moong dal, green chili, ginger, cumin seeds (jeera), salt, and water and blend until it forms a smooth batter.

4

Transfer this batter to a mixing bowl and add turmeric, rice flour, and some more water. Mix well.

5

Add the chopped onions and cilantro to the batter.

6

Atep 6 Mix thoroughly and let the batter rest for 5 minutes.

Cooking

1

Preheat a tawa or a non-stick pan over low-medium heat.

2

Spread a little oil on the pan.

3

Pour a spoonful of the batter onto the pan and spread it into a circle.

4

Allow it to cook for 2-3 minutes on medium heat.

5

Flip the chilla carefully and add some oil on the top of the chilla. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until light brown marks appear.

6

Remove the chilla from the pan and serve.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

41.1

Proteins

Proteins

13.8

Fats

Fats

7.6

Fiber

Fiber

5.8

287

kcal

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