Moong Dal Chila


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The wholesome moong dal are soaked, ground and then made into healthy and tasty Moong dal chilas. A perfect breakfast or tiffin option, enriched with proteins and nutrients, the moong dal chila is paired with ketchup or enjoyed with bread toasts.

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1 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) flour
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste -garlic (lehsun) paste
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp fruit salt
salt to taste

To be mixed into a topping
1/2 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tsp chaat masala

Other ingredients
oil for cooking


    how to proceed

    1. Combine the moong dal flour, ginger-green chilli paste, asafoetida, sugar and salt and add enough water to make a thick batter.
    2. Add the fruit salt and mix gently.
    3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), pour a ladleful of the batter on the tava and spread it evenly to make a thin pancake (approx. 5" diameter).
    4. Sprinkle with a portion of the topping mixture and cook on both sides over a medium flame, using a littl
    5. Repeat for the remaining batter to make 7 more chilas.
    6. Serve hot

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