Mini Mixed Moong Dal Chila ( Baby and Toddler)
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Mini mixed moong dal chila is a healthy snack for kids above 1 year of age. Being made with 2 types of dals, it’s been named as mixed dal pancake for kids. Learn how to make moong dal pancake for toddlers in a step-by-step fashion.
There is an hour of soaking the yellow and green moong dal required in this recipe of mini mixed moong dal chila. Begin with it, blend it in a mixer with little water and then add salt and asafoetida and make nice mini pancakes on a mini uttapa pan.
This ever-popular Gujarati dish chila, in a mini-format, is brimming with protein. You can add any vegetable of your choice to this healthy snack for kids – be it a leafy vegetable like spinach, fenugreek leaves or cabbage or other vegetables like carrot, cucumber, zucchini etc. These will add a dose of fiber to their meals. Fiber in diet in necessary to keep the digestive tract of kids healthy.
This mixed dal pancake for kids recipe is a perfect example that children are capable of eating the same dishes you eat – just that you need to tweak them a bit to make them baby-friendly. Make them in a mini uttapa pan and serve them in colourful dishes and they are sure to finish it no time.
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- To make mini mixed moong dal chila, combine the yellow moong dal, green moong dal and approx. 3 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend till smooth.
- Transfer the mixture into a bowl, add the salt and asafoetida and mix well.
- Heat a mini uttapa pan and grease it using ¼ tsp of oil.
- Pour a spoonful of the batter in each uttapa mould to make a 75 mm. (3") diameter round.
- Cook all the chilas, using 1 tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
- Serve the mini mixed moong dal chila immediately.
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If you like Mixed Moong Dal Chila, then also try other healthy recipes for your growing kids like
green pea and paneer tikki
jowar golpapdi for kids
oats bhel for kids
Mini Mixed Moong Dal Chila is a protein rich snack for kids and toddlers. Each chila provides around 2 g of protein.
These colourful chilas are a finger food which kids find most tempting. Let them pick and enjoy them own their own.
Add a handful of veggies to increase the fibre count of these chilas.
Avoid serving these chilas with tomato ketchup.
For mini mixed moong dal chila recipe | mixed dal pancake for kids | moong dal pancake for toddlers| healthy snack for kids, we first need to soak the dals. For that plcae the yellow moong dal in a bowl.
To that add green moong dal.
Wash both the dals with clean water.
Strain the dals using a strainer.
Add more water for soaking the dals.
Cover with a lid and and allow them to soak for 1 hour.
After 1 hour, again strain the dals of mixed dal pancake for kids. Add this strained dals to a mixer jar.
Add 3 tbsp of water to it for blending.
Blend in a mixer to a smooth paste. This is how the mixture of mini mixed moong dal chila looks like after blending.
Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl.
Add salt as per taste to it.
Add a pinch of asafoetida also.
Mix well using a spoon. The batter for moong dal pancake for toddlers is ready.
Now to make a healthy snack for kids, heat a mini uttapa pan and grease it using ¼ tsp of oil.
Pour a spoonful of the batter in each uttapa mould to make a 75 mm. (3") diameter round.
Cook all the chilas, using 1 tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from one side.
Turn them around and cook them till they turn golden brown in colour from other side also.
Serve mini mixed moong dal chila recipe immediately.
If you like mixed dal pancake for kids, then also try other healthy snacks like Oats Lollipop, Zucchini Thepla and Beetroot and Sesame Roti.
If you like Mini Mixed Moong Dal Chilas, then also try other kid-friendly recipes like Multigrain Palak Paneer Roti. See detailed recipe of Multigrain Palak Paneer Roti.
Ingredients for Multigrain Palak Paneer Roti
2 tbsp jowar (white millet) flour
2 tbsp bajra (black millet) flour
4 tbsp finely chopped spinach (palak)
2 tbsp crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
restricted quantity of salt
jowar (white millet) flour for rolling
2 tsp oil for cooking
Method for multigrain palak paneer roti
To make multigrain palak paneer roti recipe for toddlers and kids, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and roll out each portion into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle using a little jowar flour for rolling.
Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), and cook each roti on a medium flame, using ½ tsp of oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
Serve the multigrain palak paneer roti lukewarm.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per mini chila
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