Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila (100 Calorie Snacks)
by Tarla Dalal
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Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 1 chila
protein and vitamin rich, easy to digest sprouts are a must for dieters. These chila combine sprouts with methi to make a delightful dish rich in iron, fibre and folic acid.
- Combine the moong sprouts, green chillies, ginger and ½ cup of water and blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste.
- Transfer it to a bowl, add the fenugreek leaves, besan and salt and mix well to form a smooth batter. Keep aside.
- Heat 1 tsp of oil in a small non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
- When they crackle, add the asafoetida and mix well.
- Pour the tempering over the batter and mix well.
- Divide the batter into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
- Heat and grease a non-stick tava (griddle) using ¼ tsp of oil.
- Pour a portion of the batter on the tava (griddle) and spread it evenly, using a ladle to make a 125 mm (5”) diameter thin circle.
- Cook the chila, using ¼ tsp of oil, till both sides turn golden brown in colour.
- Repeat with the remaining batter to make 3 more chilas.
- Serve hot.
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