Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila, 100 Calorie Snacks

Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila, 100 Calorie Snacks

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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.

You can also try other snacks like Rava Corn Dhokla , Stir-Fried-Spinach Pancake or Mutter Chaat.

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Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila, 100 Calorie Snacks recipe - How to make Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila, 100 Calorie Snacks

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 chilas
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1 cup sprouted moong (whole green gram)
3 green chillies , roughly chopped
1 small piece ginger (adrak) , roughly chopped
1/2 cup roughly chopped fenugreek (methi)
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
salt to taste
2 1/4 tsp oil for tempering , greasing and cooking
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 pinches asafoetida (hing)
  1. Combine the moong sprouts, green chillies, ginger and ½ cup of water and blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  2. Transfer it to a bowl, add the fenugreek leaves, besan and salt and mix well to form a smooth batter. Keep aside.
  3. Heat 1 tsp of oil in a small non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When they crackle, add the asafoetida and mix well.
  5. Pour the tempering over the batter and mix well.
  6. Divide the batter into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
  7. Heat and grease a non-stick tava (griddle) using ¼ tsp of oil.
  8. 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.
  9. Cook the chila, using ¼ tsp of oil, till both sides turn golden brown in colour.
  10. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 3 more chilas.
  11. Serve hot.

Nutrient values per chila
Energy93 cal
Protein4.7 g
Carbohydrates11.4 g
Fiber3.5 g
Fat3.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A126.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.4 mg
Vitamin C1.9 mg
Folic Acid5.5 mcg
Calcium35.5 mg
Iron1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium9.8 mg
Potassium160.9 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

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Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila, 100 Calorie Snacks
 on 02 Oct 17 01:07 PM

Very healthy and tasty.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipe sand let us know how you enjoyed them.. Happy Cooking !!
03 Oct 17 08:53 AM
Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila, 100 Calorie Snacks
 on 02 Aug 17 04:09 PM

can we use spinach in place of methi leaves?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sheetal, Yes you can.
02 Aug 17 04:49 PM
Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila (100 Calorie Snacks)
 on 19 Jul 17 12:05 PM

This Chila is a meal in itself as the Chila''s are very filling thanks to the sprouted moong sprouts. It was so tasty that i ate 3 of these Chila''s and that was a meal in itself. Had curds as an accompaniment to complete a healthy meal.
Sprouted Moong and Methi Chila (100 Calorie Snacks)
 on 04 May 16 02:48 PM